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      April 24, 2020

      Friday   7:30 PM (on various days)

      2500 Campus Road
      Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

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      Rise Up!

      Rise Up! – MAINSTAGE April 24, 25, 26 & May 1, 2, 2020 FRI/SAT at 7:30pm SUN 4/26 at 2:00pm KENNEDY THEATRE MAINSTAGE Annual Dance Concert Directed by Betsy Fisher Rise Up! presents dance as a potent expression of social consciousness and features choreography by seminal dance figures Pearl Primus, Donald McKayle, Anna Sokolow, and more. Lewis Allan’s poem about lynchings, “Strange Fruit,” also recorded as a single by Billie Holiday, will be embodied in Primus’ powerful choreography. McKayle’s majestic “I’ve Known Rivers” and Sokolow’s riveting “Steps of Silence” will also take the stage. Audience input will influence a work choreographed by UHM dance faculty entitled “Vote.” The age of Aquarius dawns in part two, with selections from the 1968 Broadway hit, Hair, accompanied by a live rock band with choreography and musical direction by Honolulu’s own Andrew Sakaguchi. Rise Up! shows in colorful, imaginative action, that dance creates powerful and glorious social statements. TICKETS $25 Regular $22 Seniors, Military, UH Faculty/Staff $20 UHAA Members $15 Students $8 UH Mānoa Students with valid ID THROWBACK SATURDAY PRICES (valid for 4/25 show only): $5 UHM Student with valid UHM ID $10 Discount $15 Regular Advance SuperSaver Tickets for only $15-$16 per ticket are on sale July 1 through August 30, 2019. Regular ticket sales begin September 2, 2019 and will be available online at, by phone at 944.2697, at Campus Center, a

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