REDCAT is one of several L.A. venues for this three-week, multi-city showcase that surveys the rich multiplicity of voices making China such a dynamic film and media environment. The program ranges from the latest internationally acclaimed auteur films to crowd-pleasing homages to major figures of Chinese cinema, from experimental media to online microfilms.
Plying rhythmic forms and sonic colors in a shared language of improvisation, jazz pianists Andy Milne and Benoît Delbecq partner with the Japanese koto duo TsuguKaji-KOTO, amidst the swirling washes of Saki Murotani’s projected animation.
First written 30 years ago, David Rosenboom’s Zones of Influence is a landmark concert-length work for percussion soloist, live computer-generated electronics, and auxiliary keyboard and glissando instruments.
New York’s brilliant and provocative ensemble Elevator Repair Service, who famously turned The Great Gatsby into the stage epic Gatz at REDCAT, now brings the U.S. legal system to the stage in pure absurdist fashion.
Focusing on stories from the Black diaspora, this second installment of The Black Radical Imagination is a collection of short films and videos about communing with the spiritual realm as a historical practice and point of collective memory.
A prodigious composer of orchestral and chamber works since the 1960s, Gloria Coates is acclaimed for uncanny music that is part microtonal-expressionist, part postminimalist—at once turbulent and serene.
This lively multimedia talk by writer and scholar Alexander Weheliye, professor of African American Studies at Northwestern University, is the launching keynote for a multi-event conference focusing on Black digital culture.
Cynthia Hopkins, "Must Don't Whip 'Um" at REDCAT in September 2007.
In the Theater at REDCAT
REDCAT’s year-round programming values artists who blur the boundaries between artistic disciplines, cross international borders in their collaborations, experiment with varied artistic traditions and invent or use new technology in developing new forms of expression. As many as 200 events are presented each year, including performances, screenings, exhibitions, discussion forums, family programs, and more.