June 26, 2024

[Postponed] Weather-ing: the secret sound of f


Unfortunately due to the projected water levels of the Mississippi River at Prairie Island Campground, we won't be able to share these performances as scheduled on June 25-26. Stay tuned here or see www.cedartreeproject.com for updates.

2024 McKnight International Choreographer Meryl Zaytoun Murman and The Cedar Tree Project present “Weather-ing: the secret sound of f,” a free outdoor site-specific performance, on Tuesday, June 25th and Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 8:00pm, hosted by Prairie Island Campground, with support from Theatre du Mississippi.

“Weather-ing: the secret sound of f” is a ritual between women and water, created by Meryl Murman, featuring Winona-based dance and interdisciplinary artists: Gloria Alicia Alatorre, Mary Lee Eischen, Sharon Mansur, Marcia Ratliff and Zil Ricker. Live music by Tim O’Keefe, with sound design by Robert Stuber. Costumes by Samuel Forney.

Just us at sunset for laughter, resilience and reflection. This is a free event, but reservations are recommended via: https://tinyurl.com/WeatheringWinona

See www.cedartreeproject.com for more information.

Meryl Zaytoun Murman is a Lebanese American choreographer, filmmaker, and multi-disciplinary artist based in Thessaloniki, Greece. The 2024 McKnight International Choreographer Residency is a month-long event being hosted in Winona and the Twin Cities, in partnership with dance/interdisciplinary artist Sharon Mansur and her creative platform, The Cedar Tree Project, which presents, supports and amplifies contemporary arts and artists of the Arab/SWANA (Southwest Asian and North African) diaspora and region.

To learn more about Murman and the residency, visit: www.mcknightdancechoreo.org/international-artist

For more about Sharon Mansur and The Cedar Tree Project, visit: www.cedartreeproject.com

The City of Winona’s Prairie Island Campground is located along the backwaters of the Mississippi River, and serves as a springboard to opportunities in the Winona area for outdoor recreation and community arts and cultural events. Learn more: https://www.prairieislandcampground.com/

Art of the Rural is grateful to collaborate with the Honoring Dakota Project, Winona County Historical Society, Engage Winona, and The Cedar Tree Project in the Spillway initiative in Winona, Minnesota, a town located along the Mississippi River in Dakota homelands.

Through support for artists, culture bearers, artisans, and storytellers –alongside the local organizations that support them – Spillway works to create conditions for engaged projects that honor diverse lived experience, deepen regional relationships, and build rural-urban networks of knowledge-sharing and exchange that will create opportunities for artists, culture bearers, and artisans to thrive and connect with new colleagues and audiences.

Photo: Meryl Zaytoun Murman, by Murman.

8:00pm Central

Prairie Island Campground
1120 Prairie Island Road
Winona, MN 55987

Free to attend