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Temple Dance Creates New Multimedia Work

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Temple University's Dance Department has commissioned a new work to be performed by world-renowned, Philadelphia-based Rennie Harris Puremovement. As WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, the piece was created for a site-specific performance beneath the mural in North Philadelphia for which it is named.

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Jim Cotter speaks with the Chair of Temple's Dance Department Sherril Dodds

Set to original choreography and soundscore by Raphael Xavier of Rennie Harris Puremovement, Common Threads a a site-specific work commissioned by Temple University’s Dance Department and performed in front of the mural of the same name at the corner of Broad and Spring Garden streets in Philadelphia this Wednesday, March 20th at 4 pm.