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Reflections: What the Water Holds
Reflections: What the Water Holds

If you could sum up 2020 with a dance, what would it be? An amazing selection of artists and cultural groups shares their answers to the question of our times at "Reflections," a virtual dance festival. This online event celebrates Indigenous and Black performing arts and culture. The backdrop of "Reflections" is also the unveiling of the waterfront's stunningly rebuilt Pier 62. The featured emerging artists and cultural practitioners dance metaphorically using the waters of memory, the pier, and the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic as their backdrops. 


Cipher Goings: 19-year-old tap dance sensation featuring local R&B singer Talaya

Kimisha Turner: multi-disciplinary artist whose "I AM" is a project celebrating Black women and is shared with support from Seattle Art Museum

The Muckleshoot Canoe Family: This Coast Salish tribe honors their ancestry with songs for the Salish Sea

Mackenzie Neusiok (Coharie): Moves fluidly through contemporary jazz choreography and a tribute to missing and murdered Indigenous women

Nia-Amina Minor: Dancer/choreographer shares a meditation on the African Diaspora with vocals by Eva Walker of The Black Tones


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