Day With(Out) Art Schedule

November 30 – December 1, 2022

November 30, 2022

Healing walk

10:45 PM Gather at Boston City Hall Plaza for Processional to Boston Center for the Arts

10:50 PM   PM Welcome from Rohit Chandra, board Chair SPOKE , L’Merchie Frazier, Executive Director of Creative Strategies and Partnerships

11:00 PM Remarks Quincey J. Roberts Sr., Executive Director for the Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ+ Advancement,

11:05 PM    Remarks Samantha Rose Hale Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture Grants and Programs Director

11:10 PM    Remarks Michael Dowling Artistic Director and Founder of SPOKE

11:15 PM    Processional begins led by Dancer Wendy Jehlen

Special thanks to Thomas Johnston, Director of Partnerships and Events, Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture for coordinating the opening at City Hall

December 1, 2022

Midnight   Arrive at Boston Center for the Arts Cyclorama in procession as Kairos Dance Theater and cellist  Sam Ou Perform Water to Ashes

1:00 am Meditation and Reflection

2:00 am   Matt Hull, Trumpet Call

3:00 am   Charles Murrell III , Dreamscape  

3:30 am   Dakohai Matityahu,   Live performance

4:00 am   Dream space

5:00 am   Dawn

6:00 am   Ji Hyang Padma , Buddhist Chant

7:00 am    Noel McKenna,  Guided Meditation         

8:00 am   Contemplation

9:00 am    Spirit Bowl workshop

9:30 am    Robert and Sheila Frankel leading The Kaddish

10:00 am   Philip Robinson, Poetry

11:00 am    Nancy Armstrong,  Soprano

Noon         Christine Bennett, Dance with live accompaniment

1:00 pm    Chuck Schwager,  Djembe & gong

1:30 pm   Robert Carr, Poetry

2:00 pm    Matt Scarlet, Dance

3:00 pm     Remembrance of Michael Lee Brown, a founding director of SPOKE

4:00 pm     Taylor Rose Mickens, Dance

4:30 pm    SPOKE YouthSPEAK

5:00 pm    Ingrid Schatz  Dance

5:30 pm   Bayar Tuvshinjargal, Dance

6:00 pm   Peter DiMuro, Dance

7:00 pm   J. Michael Winward, Dance

7:30 pm    Aaron Stone, Songs

8:00 pm    All Voices Count, Movement

9:00 pm    Nancy Aleo,  Gongs

10:00 pm   Nancy Aleo, Gongs

11:00 pm   Letta Neely, Poetry

Midnight   Michael Dowling Closing