The Bag Lady Manifesta by Taja Lindley @ Dixon Place, New York [9 September]

The Bag Lady Manifesta by Taja Lindley

15:30 - 23:00

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Dixon Place
161 Chrystie St, New York, New York 10002
The Bag Lady Manifesta
World Premiere
Created and Performed by Taja Lindley
Directed with Tanisha Christie
Stage Managed by Manny Rivera

Saturday September 9th, 2017
Show times at 3:30pm and 7:30pm
*Reception to follow after the 7:30pm show
$15 advance / $18 at the door / $12 for students and seniors
Estimated Runtime: 80 minutes
Discount Code: BADU17

Habits. Relationships. Belief Systems. Memories – our histories walk among us. And to ignore them is to be haunted by them. Taja Lindley’s «The Bag Lady Manifesta» is an immersive, participatory experience filled with striking visuals and dynamic movement. Audiences are invited to (re)consider what to let go of, and what to remember. The Bag Lady is a living Sankofa, of movement, theater, and ritual – with the intention to build a collective memory and to create a just future for all.

Taja Lindley is a healer, artist and activist, creating socially engaged artwork that reflects and transforms audiences, shifts culture and moves people to action. She uses movement, text, installation, ritual, and burlesque to create immersive works that are concerned with freedom, healing and pleasure. Her artwork has been featured at Spring/Break Art Show, Brooklyn Museum, New York Live Arts, La Mama Theater, in living rooms, classrooms, conferences and public spaces. She has received coverage in ELLE, NY Times, VICE, Blouin Art Info, Afropunk and Colorlines.

Dixon Place is committed to providing accessibility for patrons with disabilities. They have access to the theater and restrooms for wheelchair users and individuals with limited mobility. Additionally, Assistive Listening Systems that transmit sound via headsets are available upon advance request. To guarantee access to headsets, please email [email protected] 48 hours before the performance you plan to attend. For information, please call 212-219-0736, M-F 10-6pm.

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