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Gordon Parks : A Renaissance Dance with KC Friends of Alvin Ailey

Presented by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City MO

Feb 21 2020
Gordon Parks : A Renaissance Dance with KC Friends of Alvin Ailey presented by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City MO

Gordon Parks: A Renaissance Dance | Feb. 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Atkins Auditorium | Mixed-media production presented by Friends of Alvin Ailey

In celebration of the museum’s newest photography exhibition, Gordon Parks X Muhammad Ali The Image of a Champion, 1966|70, join us for a special opening performance, Gordon Parks: A Renaissance Dance, performed by Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey!

Inspired by Gordon Parks’ varied talents, KCFAA’s Chief Artistic Director Tyrone Aiken presents a new mixed media production highlighting Parks’ photographs of Muhammad Ali and performative excerpts from Parks’ 1990 ballet composition,

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Free Admission, tickets required

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4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64111

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