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Stomping Grounds

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MAY 10
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MAY 10

Hip-Hopera Premiers Locally

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HIP-HOP OPERA – 7 p.m. See the world premier of “Stomping Grounds,” a show that blends hip-hop and opera to tell a story about survivors of gentrification, the disruption of sacred land, and the fracturing of tradition and history by contemporary realities. Cooperstown Farmers Market. Info, glimmerglass.org/festival/second-stages-2017/stomping-grounds/

SCHOOL PROJECT INFORMATION – 6 p.m. Oneonta City School District presents plan for the maintenance of the school. Followed by question and answer session. District Office, 31 Center St., Cooperstown. Info, www.oneontacsd.org

Glimmerglass Festival Brings ‘Stomping Grounds’ To Town

Glimmerglass Fest Premieres

‘Stomping Grounds’ In County

Victor Simonson, Aidan Kahl, Rachel Duval and Jawan Jenkins go through the first reading of “Stomping Grounds” at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. The show will be premiered in Otsego County, beginning this coming Monday at SUNY Oneonta. (Lucas Godlewski photo)

COOPERSTOWN – Warming up for its summer season, The Glimmerglass Festival is bring a world-premiere hip-hop opera, “Stomping Grounds,” to Otsego County and Upstate New York over the next few weeks, beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, May 8, at SUNY Oneonta’s Center for Multi-Cultural Experiences.

Another local performance will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, at the Cooperstown Farmers Market.  No tickets are required for either show.   Performances are also planned at Cherry Valley-Springfield and Cooperstown central schools, and Oneonta Middle School.

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