by A.A. Cristi Oct. 25, 2018
First Person Arts (FPA) announces their 17th Annual First Person Arts Festival line-up with headliners:. The festival will take place from November 4-November 17 in various parts of the city, and features 11 different performances that highlight personal journeys, accounts of social activism and extreme adventure! The 2018 First Person Arts Festival is focused on overcoming. Dive into real, personal experiences that include: the challenges of life after incarceration, coming out (again and again and again), gathering the pieces and rebuilding your life after divorce, and many more stories of strength, determination, and the power of the human will. The event line up is as follows:
Fourth Quarter Monday-Wednesday, November 5 – 7, 2018 Doors at 6:30 PM | Show at 7 PM Christ Church Neighborhood House What does the deterioration of Mother Earth due to climate change have in common with Mothers diagnosed with cancer? Fourth Quarter is a new genre-bending devised play that takes on the changing climate with incisive, exuberant performances. Pregnant moms smoke cigarettes as the world in crisis melts around them. Basketballs dribble over leaves that can’t be contained by a big blue tarp. This is an invitation to grieve the world as we know it, because the other side of our grief for the world is our love for the world.