The Momentary Releases Remaining 2022 Schedule of Occasions


Up to date artwork area, The Momentary has formally introduced its scheduled performances via the tip of the yr. With a various lineup, The Momentary is devoted to creating genre-bending, experimental performances with collaborations amongst Northwest Arkansas artists and worldwide artists and touring acrobatic theater. 


The Momentary can also be at the moment celebrating newly-commissioned artworks by Marilyn Arsem, a efficiency artist, and Imani Uzuri, an award-winning vocalist and composer. 


Simply since April, our Artist in Residence program has supported 4 totally different efficiency initiatives, all distinctive in period and type. Paulownia (A Musical Artwork Lecture on Landscapes) by James Harrison Monaco premiered this month, two extra performances will premiere right here subsequent yr, and this fall we’ll expertise two works years within the making – Marilyn Arsem’s Our bodies within the Land, and Imani Uzuri’s Hush Arbor (The Opera),” Cynthia Publish Hunt, programmer of theater and dance at The Momentary, stated. I really like that we proceed to see artists difficult us to consider the place we come from and the place we’re going – main us to be higher, extra conscious, and extra open – bodily, mentally and spiritually.”


Right here is The Momentary Efficiency Lineup for the remainder of 2022: 


  • COLLISION: When Visions Collide 
    • What: Eight native artists performing in 4 pairs for one night time solely in collaboration between The Momentary and Artistic Arkansas Neighborhood Hub & Trade (CACHE). 
    • When: Saturday, Aug. 27, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
    • The place: The Momentary 
    • Who: Eddie Canyon & Craig Colorusso; Fermin Hurtado & Christian Serrano-Torres; Lauren Nicole Clare & Adrienne Dawes; and Hiba Tahir & Bekah Skaggs
    • Study extra concerning the free occasion right here
  • Our bodies In The Land – weeklong durational efficiency by Marilyn Arsem 
    • What: efficiency artist Marilyn Arsem will reply to A Divided Panorama, which shall be on view at The Momentary. Public studying of printed loss of life notices of individuals in Benton County, revealing the odd lives of individuals within the area. 
    • When: Sept. 13- Sept. 18, all day every single day 
    • The place: The Momentary 
    • Study extra concerning the free occasion right here
  • Mimbre – all-female acrobatic theater firm 
    • What: an acrobatic firm will make a tour cease at The Momentary for a dance, theater and circus efficiency referred to as Lifted that has been choreographed by Yi-Chun Lieu and Gary Clarke. 
    • When: Oct. 1, midday and 4 p.m., Oct. 2, 4 p.m. 
    • To purchase tickets, click on right here
  • Inverse Competition 
    • What: a domestically based performing arts competition – exploring liveness, experimentation, and radical approaches of fabric, type and gesture – is returning to The Momentary 
    • When: Nov. 4- Nov. 6 
    • The place: The Momentary 
    • Who: be looking out for the artist lineup announcement 
    • For extra details about tickets and lineup, join The Momentary e-mail alerts
  • Imani Uzuri 
    • What: award-winning vocalist, composer, improviser and experimental librettist Uzuri performs Hush Arbor – a recent chamber opera formed by these so-named secret locations of antebellum slaves to worship, join, and provoke resistance – and Conjure Lady – an immersive solo ritual efficiency analyzing and rejoicing this archetype of African American tradition. 
    • When: Hush Arbor –– Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. Conjure Lady – Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. 
    • The place: The Momentary 
    • For extra info or to purchase tickets to Hush Arbor, click on right here. Conjure Lady is a free efficiency.  


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