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Contraptions: Poetry, Music, Dance


Join MPL and Milwaukee's Poet Laureate Susan Firer for Contraptions, an evening of interart collaborations featuring music, poetry and dance! This free event will take place on Thursday, September 25, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. in Centennial Hall.

Contraptions will highlight the talents of several local artists including Janet Lilly, Kelly Anderson, Rip Tenor, Jim Hazard, James Liddy, Derrick Harriel, Sigmund Snopek and Brenda Cardenas.

Here are just a few of the night's performances:

The Weight of Skin
Choreography: Janet Lilly – Music: John Tavener – Poetry: Susan Firer
Performance: Kelly Anderson

Suite: August’s Kettle Lake, every thing awhile, The Bright Waterfall of Angels
Poetry: Susan Firer – Music: Sigmund Snopek, composer and performer
Film: Susan Firer

Mama’s Gorsry List and Conjure Baby
Poetry: Derrick Harriell – Music: Tim Ricketts, bass guitar
Film: John Koethe


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