Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Tyaphaka – Music. Dance. Art. Black Artistry.

March 24, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Castle of our Skins blends music, dance & visual art in this one-of-a-kind showcase of Black artistry. String quartets by Florence Price & Jessie Montgomery share the stage with world premiere works inspired by African masks & South African artist Nicholas Hlobo’s “Tyaphaka” sculpture – a larger than life exploration of the submerged. More Info: www.CastleSkins.org

Voodoo Dolls by Jessie Montgomery

Static Dance (world premiere) by Pang Chun-ting
*with a presentation on African Masks by L’Merchie Frazier

Five Folksongs in Counterpoint by Florence Price
*paired with quilts depicting African American/American life

Tyaphaka (world premiere) by Clifton Ingram
*paired with a contemporary dance performance by Lexy Lattimore
*followed immediately by a talk back with the composer, dancer and musicians

Shaw Pong Liu, violin
Lilit Hartunian, violin
Ashleigh Gordon, viola
Javier Caballero, cello
L’Merchie Frazier, historian and quilter
Lexy Lattimore, contemporary dancer
Works by Florence Price, Jessie Montgomery and Castle of our Skins’ call-for-proposals winners Pang Chun-ting and Clifton Ingram.

*This program is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, administrated by the Mayor’s Office of Arts Culture, the Harvard Musical Association, and Hibernian Hall.

Eventbrite Ticket Link:


Fri, March 24, 2017
Hibernian Hall @ 7:30 PM

General Admission: $15
Students/Seniors (60+): $10
Children under 12: FREE

Image credit:
Nicholas Hlobo: Tyaphaka (detail), 2012
Rubber, ribbon, hosepipe, packaging material, 150 x 400 x 10000cm
© Nicholas Hlobo. Courtesy of Stevenson Cape Town and Johannesburg


March 24, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Categories:


Castle of Our Skins


Hibernian Hall
184 Dudley Street
Roxbury, MA 02119 United States
+ Google Map