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Patrinell: The Total Experience w/ Anything For The One We Love and Night Shift

  • McConnel Auditorium, CWU 405 East University Way Ellensburg, WA, 98926 United States (map)

Patrinell: The Total Experience Seattle's extraordinarily gifted "First Lady of Gospel", Rev. Patrinell Staten Wright, struggles to maintain the world-famous Total Experience Gospel Choir that she has directed for 45 years despite the exodus of African Americans from the rapidly gentrifying, historically black neighborhood of Seattle's Central District. Fiercely independent, strong-willed and outspoken, she confronts bigotry, patriarchy, and social injustice along an uphill journey to share faith and build community through music. Runtime: 1 hr 33 min

In 1973, Seattle’s "First Lady of Gospel”, Rev. Patrinell Staten Wright, founded a community choir called the “Total Experience Gospel Choir.” Fiercely independent, tenacious, and outspoken, Patrinell faced up to bigotry, patriarchy, and social injustice while on a journey to share faith and build community through music. The choir served as a source of healing, encouragement, and spiritual inspiration for fans all over the world.

Anything For The One We Love The indigenous and the white man united by the same fight. A poetic fresco on the state of the planet that depicts the First Nations man fleeing the ecological and humanitarian disaster since the conquest of the Americas. Anything for the Ones We Love is a musical film with INDIGENOUS pianist Salvador Chavajay as the messenger. Runtime: 7 min.

Night Shift Part music/dance video, part photographic experiment, night shift captures dancers and the night sky over the mountains of the Pacific Northwest, set to original music by Andrew Joslyn. Astrophotography sequences were photographed in fifteen second exposures, with four exposures per minute. Dancers Elise Walker and Megan Hauk moved in stop motion, holding poses for minutes at a time as the stars moved overhead. night shift cuts together these scenes, shot on a Forest Service road outside Ellensburg, Washington, with indoor dance video shot at Open Flight Studio in Seattle. Night shift presents dancing under the stars as you have never seen it before. Runtime: 2 min.

Earlier Event: September 13
Tabitha Witch of the Order
Later Event: October 6
Ferris Bueller's Day Off