Dance NOW! Miami and JMOF-FIU present: Colonialism and Conversos: A Conversation Through Dance
This is a past event.
Sunday, June 13 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU 301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach 33139
Join Dance NOW! Miami for an afternoon of dance live and in person at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. Featuring the company’s newest work “Anusim, what is hidden is never lost.” “Anusim” is a commentary on the story of the Jews of Portugal during the inquisition of 1497 and the decree of King Manuel I allowing them to remain in Portugal as “New Christians.” The company will be traveling to Cascais, Portugal, the sister city of Miami Beach to perform the work at the RHI Festival of the arts June 24. The afternoon of contemporary dance will also feature José Limon’s “La Malinche” from 1947, a work about the Spanish colonization of Mexico.
Sponsored by State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Miami Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and Miami Beach Cultural Affairs Department.