Self (the Remix): Robert Farid Karimi's One-Man Show with Live DJ
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The last date listed for Self (the Remix) was Saturday May 14, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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Ticketholders are also invited to attend the free live DJ Dance Party before the show at 7:30pm.
“An 80-minute ride with moments of exhiliration and a nonlinear storytelling style that’s right in tune with the show’s message about the beautiful complexities of identity.” —San Diego Union-Tribune
“[Karimi] tells his stories with great wit and snap, leaving the audience wanting more.” —San Antonio Express-News
“A powerful, distinctive voice.” —Chicago Reader (Critic’s Choice)
In Self (the Remix), critically-acclaimed performance artist Robert Farid Karimi offers a fresh view on American identity, remixing personal & political history as he travels from Mexican restaurants to mixed culture moshpits in this electrifying exploration of manhood, nationhood and neighborhood. The child of Iranian and Guatemalan immigrants, Karimi flows through 23 different characters, some real and others imaginary, accompanied by a soundscape spun live onstage by DJ D Double, which ranges from hip-hop to punk to disco and everything in-between.
About the Ticket Supplier: Intermedia Arts
As Minnesota’s premier multidisciplinary, multicultural arts center, Intermedia Arts builds understanding among people by catalyzing and inspiring artists and audiences to make changes in their lives and communities. We are the only organization in our region that empowers artists and community leaders to use arts-based approaches to solve community issues. From graffiti art to digital technology to performance art to spoken word, we work from the community up to unearth and enliven new and emerging artists and art forms while challenging and exploring the role of art in our lives. By stimulating civic dialogue and giving voice to the issues and experiences of underrepresented communities locally, nationally and internationally, we contribute to a stronger, healthier society.