Conversations with Rebels, Renegades, and Rascals.
Mixed Blood will host on-stage conversations with thought leaders of the field and society as a whole.
City Council Member Andrea Jenkins will join us for our first Zealous Hellions event on Thursday, January 16th, 2020. Council Member Jenkins is the first African American openly trans woman to be elected to office in the United States, and has served the 8th ward since January of 2018. Learn more about Council Member Jenkins.
Pulitzer Prize nominated playwright Taylor Mac (author of “Hir”, produced by Mixed Blood in 2015) will be in the Firehouse on Tuesday, March 17th for a conversation about life, art, and what it’s like to be officially declared a “genius” (by the MacArthur Grant, and also by us, which is even more impressive). Learn more about Taylor.
Tommy Barbarella, former pianist of The New Power Generation (Prince’s band from 1990 to 2013) and his daughter Mariella on Friday, May 1st. Mariella lives with Williams Syndrome, has inherited her father’s love of music, which allows her to better communicate with the world. Together, they will discuss the power of music, and life lessons from Prince. Hear Tommy at work.