Rashaad Newsome: Shade Compositions

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Time: 8:00 pm Location: Carnegie Music Hall | Oakland Rashaad Newsome, renowned New York based artist, will make his Pittsburgh debut of Shade Compositions, an ongoing performance project that launched in 2005. Throughout the …

The Gesture of Collage as Practice

Lobby, Conrad A. Elvehjem Building 800 University Avenue, Madison, WI

This final residency event will feature a collaborative group performance along with a visual art exhibition of collage works in a variety of mediums from students in Rashaad Newsome's interdisciplinary arts course.



Kate Corby & Dancers with The Seldoms

Margaret H'Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall 1050 University Avenue, Madison, WI

In a shared concert with Kate Corby & Dancers, Chicago-based dance company The Seldoms will perform an excerpt of Exit Disclaimer: Science and Fiction Ahead (2012).

$16 – $22

From Topic to Topography: Mapping Issues through Movement

Lobby, Chazen Museum of Art 750 University Avenue, Madison, WI

This final residency event will feature short, repeating movement performances from students enrolled in Carrie Hanson’s interdisciplinary arts course. The visual artworks created with residency guest artist Faheem Majeed during his September visit will be on display.


CANCELED: Contested Homes: Migrant Liberation Movement Suite

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall 740 University Avenue, Madison, WI

The final event of interdisciplinary artists-in-residence Ben Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez’s spring 2020 residency features a new performance module of the jazz opera Mirror Butterfly, created together with students from their Artivism: Intercultural Solidarity & Decolonizing Performance course. Please note: this event has been canceled.


Contested Homes: Migrant Liberation Movement Suite

The final event of Interdisciplinary Artists-in-Residence Ben Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez’s spring 2020 residency will be virtual—the online premiere of a new multimedia work that combines jazz, hip hop, spoken word, dance, and visual art, created together with students from their Artivism: Intercultural Solidarity & Decolonizing Performance course.


“Grace Presents” music series

Grace Episcopal Church 116 West Washington Avenue, Madison, WI

Johannes Wallman Quintet is performing a concert as part of Grace Episcopal Church “Grace Presents” music series. Arun Luthra will also join the performance.

Passing the Mic Public Showcase

Play Circle, Memorial Union 800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI

All are invited to join for this intergenerational hip hop festival dedicated to the theme Love & Revolution, featuring a performance of The Loophole by Jay Adana and Zeniba Now. Free, all ages, and open to the public.


Just Bust! Open Mic

Wisconsin Historical Society 816 State Street, Madison, WI

Madison’s long-running, all-ages open mic, Just Bust! Open Mic, includes community performances, First Wave and alumni spotlight performance, and a debut performance of a choreopoem by Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence Jasmine Mans with a cast of UW–Madison scholars. Interested in performing during the open mic portion of the event? Sign up (in-person) begins at 8 p.m. and goes on throughout the night until all slots are filled. Make sure to arrive early to guarantee a spot in the lineup! Free, all ages and open to the public.