This beautiful reportage on the opening ceremonies of the International Human Rights Art Festival (Dixon Place, NYC, March 3-5, 2017) ran in Mandarin, and was centered on the participation of Chinese Democracy and human rights activist Wei Jinghsheng.
Mound had four performances as part of Manhattan Rep's "Spring Fling" of ten-minute plays, and then was voted into the finals. "A heartwarming tale of karma, ants, love and America’s favorite pastime," it starred longtime collaborators Patrick Bolger, Cash Tilton and newly found Patrick Leonard.
This video is from the recording session for the CD growing out of the La Bestia: Sweet Mother project. Here, cellist Desiree Miller and singer Becca Weiss work on part of the libretto. Michal Olownia recorded the music.