Dennis Kim's Tree City Legends

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Melding post-hip hop aesthetics, traditional folklore, live music, and parable, Tree City Legends takes place in a mythological urban neighborhood and tells the story of a Korean American family of four young men attending the funeral of their late brother, Junie. Their eulogies ring like psalms, portraying a world familiar to communities of color-both fractured by torment and loss, and united by faith and legend-making.

Thursday, October 9, 8 p.m.
Friday, October 10, 8 p.m.

The Painted Bride
230 Vine Street

Tree City Legends is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project commissioned by Asian Arts Initiative, Hip Hop Theatre Festival, Intersection for the Arts, and YouthSpeaks

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