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Sanctuaries at The North Warehouse

Kim Gumbel uploaded this event on February 13, 2020


The North Warehouse
723 N Tillamook St
Portland, OR
(503) 704-0779

Sanctuaries at The North Warehouse


Thu, April 23, 2020
7:30 pm

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Gentrification in Portland and the city’s redlining past go under the microscope in Darrell Grant’s jazz opera, Sanctuaries, a new work commissioned and produced by Third Angle New Music. This world premiere, site-specific opera is composed by critically acclaimed jazz pianist Darrell Grant (who ‘Gramophone’ has called “a composer of substance”), with libretto by two-time National Poetry Slam Individual Champion Anis Mojgani and stage direction by LA-based opera director Alexander Gedeon. Blending elements of jazz, spoken word, and devised theater, Sanctuaries speaks to the experience of displaced residents of color in Portland's historically black Albina district...

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