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My Lai, performed by Kronos Quartet. Community engagement and residency contributions from Drew Cameron of Combat Paper

COMBAT PAPER WORKSHOP – A Workshop with Drew Cameron

Date: Monday, March 19, 2018

Time: 6:30-8:30 PM


Location: The Garden Room, 123 E. Washington St. - 2nd Floor 

Co-sponsored by The Garden Room


HANCHER PRESENTS – A Conversation with Drew Cameron of Combat Paper

Date: Monday, March 19, 2018

Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Iowa Memorial Union, Room 347 - Old Capitol Room (Former Minnesota Room)

Hancher has enjoyed a long and creatively fruitful relationship with both the Kronos Quartet and UI alum Rinde Eckert. For My Lai, the string quartet and the vocalist come together with Vietnamese multi-instrumentalist Vân Ánh Vanessa Võ to lay bare the tragedy of the 1968 massacre at My Lai. The story of the destruction of the village at the hands of American soldiers is told from the perspective of Hugh Thompson, a helicopter pilot who tried to intervene and who was vilified for reporting what he had witnessed.

Jonathan Berger, composer Harriet Scott Chessman, librettist Brian H. Scott, lighting designer