The International Festival of Arts & Ideas invites you to join us as we celebrate US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo's An American Sunrise, the Festival’s choice for the 2021 NEA Big Read. Harjo’s poems sing...
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The poems of US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo sing of beauty and survival, illuminating a spirituality that connects her to her ancestors and thrums with the quiet anger of living amid the ruins of...
Festival 2021 will feature 200+ events—80% free—with luminaries like choreographer Ronald K. Brown, Indigenous theater director Madeline Sayet, and a high drama, high fashion Hair Art show.
Get to know dancer and choreographer Ronald K. Brown and EVIDENCE: A Dance Company, which mixes traditional African dances with contemporary music and staging.
Executive Director Shelley Quiala sets intentions her for the new year,
2020 has been one of the most challenging of our lifetimes, but in a year of great challenge, we found great creativity. Here are some favorite Festival moments.
The International Festival of Arts & Ideas welcomes Malakhi Eason as its new Director of Programming and Community Impact, following an international search guided by Arts Consulting Group.
Podcasters Maria Isa & Jessica Lopez Lyman of Latina Theory moderate a discussion between authors Paola Mendoza and Abby Sher about their new book SANCTUARY.
In this performance, recorded live in Senegal, Hanan is performing alongside the M'BOSSE DANCE COMPANY in a piece she co-choreographered with Baidy Ba.
Brooklyn-based composer and guitarist Kaki King—a Festival favorite—performed this world-premiere performance, "Final State," in honor of the Festival's Silver Anniversary.
The Acrobuffos are back with this special world-premiere piece, "William Tell's Turmoil," in honor of the Festival's Silver Anniversary!
For the past 25 years we have been lucky to work with so many great performers and through all of those years there have been so many people working together behind the scenes to make it all happen...