Kirven Douthit-Boyd, Co-Artistic Director of Dance for COCA (Center of Creative Arts) joined our Classic 107.3 CEO and GM John Nasukaluk Clare on Zoom. They discuss Kirven’s his upcoming performance with Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE, A Dance Company, April 16-18, and COCAcabana 2021, which takes place April 23rd.

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EVIDENCE, A Dance Company integrates traditional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken word to provide a unique view of human struggles, tragedies, and triumphs. EVIDENCE will perform a collection of ensemble work, including: Grace, commissioned by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 20 years ago; Mercy, an ethereal movement meditation that seeks to guide our hearts, set to music by Meshell Ndegeocello; and Upside Down, an excerpt from the evening length work Destiny. The concert is a weekend-long celebration and culmination of Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE, A Dance Company’s Artist-in-Residence engagement with COCA and features COCA Co-Artistic Director of Dance Kirven Douthit-Boyd as a guest artist, performing on stage! Brown’s work and the talent displayed onstage will inspire audiences of all ages.