?TOPIAN DINNER in MOCAD’s Mike Kelley Mobile Homestead on the road!
Join us for a participatory meal and conversation that shifts, disrupts, and reimagines the “American” meal in order to create new relationships and highlight the values we wish our culture(s) espoused. Building off our utopian dinners from 2017, this project looks at how we break bread at a table with those across a variety of divides. These events involve eating, cooking, talking, singing, remote tea parties with Tehran, long-distance brunches with Beijing and more. We’ll have a variety of events going on during the day, so come by any time and see what we have cooking. We’ll be in the Mike Kelley Mobile Homestead, so look for the big white mobile home and that’s where you’ll find us. All ages welcome! Produced by The Hinterlands and Poetic Societies; created by The Hinterlands, Ava Ansari, Renee Willoughby with Salakastar, Julia Yezbick, Amir Pousti (Tehran), Alireza Keymanesh (Tehran), TGIS ???? (Beijing), and Jonathan Flatley.
?topian Dinner at Sidewalk Festival (Lahser Road between Grand River and Orchard on Detroit’s West Side): FREE
Sat., Aug. 4 from 3-10PM
?topian Dinner at Dixieland Flea Market (2045 Dixie Highway, Waterford, MI 48328): FREE
Sat., Aug. 11 & Sun., Aug. 12 from 10-5PM
THE RADICALIZATION PROCESS on tour this summer:
See the piece Hyperallergic called “…an absolutely original and radical performance – one that questions the structure and limits of theater as much as it brings to light the politics that have shaped and damaged modern-day society” – The Radicalization Process is on tour at Co-Prosperity Sphere in Chicago through Illinois Humanities Aug. 23-26. This presentation is part of the Illinois Humanities’ excellent and extensive programming remembering the events surrounding the Democratic National Convention in Chicago 1968.
The Radicalization Process in Chicago
Fri. Aug. 24- Mon. Aug. 27 at 7:30 PM
At Co-Prosperity Sphere (3219 S. Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60608)
$10 (tickets here)