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We Choose to Go to the Moon Performance

December 15 & 18
Presented by: Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Venue: Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium
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Inspired by the space race and President Kennedy’s 1962 speech at Rice University entitled “We Choose to Go to the Moon,” Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company developed this performance in collaboration with NASA. The piece explores the connection between humanity and space, touching upon America’s idealism around the space race, the mystery of the cosmos, and the fragility of life.

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Museums Dance Performances Museums: After Hours Dance Performances: Modern & Contemporary

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