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Amado Espinoza @ KC Streetcar Metro Center Stop (lightwell building)

July 29, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Amado Espinoza will perform as part of the Art in the Loop/KC Streetcar Performance Series on Thursday, July 29, from 5-6:30 pm, in front of the lightwell building, 1100 Main St., near the KC Streetcar Metro Stop at 12th & Main.

Espinoza is a unique performing artist, composer and instrument maker from Cochabamba, Bolivia, that respects his folk traditions of the Andes Mountains while creating compositions that are sincere to his musical-wanderlust personality.

Since making Kansas City his home in 2014, Amado has been featured on TedxKC, Kansas City Folk Festival, Native American Harvest Moon Festival, and more. He is a grant recipient of the Lighton International Artist Exchange Program (2019), Folk Alliance International Music Conference scholarship recipient (2015), ArtsKC Inspiration Grant recipient (2016), Charlotte St. Foundation resident (2015-2017) and 2017 Generative Performing Arts Fellow.

He composes for film, theatre, and dance, most notably We are the Landscape (2016), a contemporary indigenous stage performance, The Storytelling Project (2018) with UMKC MFA Theatre Program, Pachakutec (2019) Bolivian Tour, and KC Public Theatre’s Spanish Radioplay El Amor que Mueve el Sol y las Demás Estrellas (2020).

Amado works as a solo performer and with his groups Ayllu, Colectivo Yanquitl, and the Amado Espinoza Trio. He is a featured artist with Ensemble Iberica (Kansas City, MO), Oil rock band (Cochabamba, Bolivia) and guides sound immersive meditations.

www.amadoespinoza.com

Details

Date:
July 29, 2021
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Website:
https://www.artintheloop.com

Organizer

Ann Holliday
Phone:
(816) 979-1072
Email:
ann@downtownkc.org

Venue

lightwell
1100 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
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Details

Date:
July 29, 2021
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Website:
https://www.artintheloop.com

Organizer

Ann Holliday
Phone:
(816) 979-1072
Email:
ann@downtownkc.org

Venue

lightwell
1100 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
+ Google Map
View Venue Website