What:           * Theater * Music * Poetry * Dance * Film *
Where:        Ashé Cultural Art Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley, NOLA
When:          December 7th, 2007
  (Doors at 7pm, Performances 8-10pm)
How:            $5 Admission

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ASHE Cultural Art Center, ArtSpot Productions, Mondo Bizarro, New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival and the Network of Ensemble Theaters are teaming up to produce an evening of incredible performances from local and national artists. Performers and presenters from across North America and beyond will converge on Louisiana for the National Performance Network Annual Meeting December 6-10.

To highlight the work of New Orleans artists, we are hosting an installment of our State of the Nation Art and Performance Series at ASHE Cultural Art Center. Complimentary food will be served from 7-8pm with performances, film and music to follow. Our national guests include performance artist Tim Miller and the heralded Minneapolis-based dance ensemble HIJACK.

National Guests:
M.U.G.A.B.E.E. (Jackson, MS), Tim Miller (Los Angeles, CA), Millicent Johnnie (Tallahassee, FL), HIJACK (Minneapolis, MN).

Local performers include:
Bamboula 2000, Creative Forces, Cripple Creek Theater Company, The Free Agents Brass Band, Mardi Gras Indians, Jose Torres Tama, Sunni Patterson, 2-Cents, MOOSE, Scotty Heron and Hijack, Origins of Life on Earth, Stephanie McKee, Maritza Mercado Narcisse and many more…

Master of Ceremonies: Mama NOLA (a.k.a. Kathy Randels of ArtSpot Productions)

Please contact Nick Slie at 225.571.2929 with any questions.