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WINTER PERFORMANCE FESTIVALS: FERUS FEST

Jojo Abot’s Power to the God Within will kick off National Sawdust Ferus Festival

Jojo Abot’s Power to the God Within will kick off National Sawdust Ferus Festival

A SHOWCASE OF UNTAMED VOICES
National Sawdust
80 North Sixth St.
January 4-8
646-779-8455
nationalsawdust.org

National Sawdust’s annual Ferus Fest: A Showcase of Untamed Voices takes place January 4-8 at the Williamsburg venue, presenting unique voices transcending traditional genres. The 2019 edition consists of Jojo Abot’s Power to the God Within, an immersive experience about the divinity of blackness; multi-instrumentalist Angélica Negrón’s opera Chimera, starring Alexis Michelle, Miz Jade, Desmond Is Amazing, and members of the Knights, preceded by a performance by Kayla Cashetta and maenu; Huang Ruo’s multimedia opera Resonant Theatre: The Sonic Great Wall, which investigates the barrier between performer and audience; Folds, a collaboration between violinist Miranda Cuckson, intermedia artist Katharina Rosenberger, and projection designer John Burnett; and Brooklyn Youth Chorus’s Amplify, performing compositions by National Sawdust cofounder and artistic director Paola Prestini, National Sawdust artist-in-residence Angélica Negrón, National Sawdust curator Daniel Bernard Roumain, David Lang, Olga Bell, and others.

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