Cleo Parker Robinson resurrects Southland -- and the memory of Katherine Dunham

Few Denver natives have made as lasting an imprint on this city as Cleo Parker Robinson. For over forty years she's been dancing her way through Colorado's cultural scene, establishing a dance troupe and a school, winning countless awards and bringing social awareness to controversial subjects along the way. Her new production, Southland, is the resurrection of a fleeting, racially driven drama first performed by longtime friend Katherine Dunham. And it's a show over sixty years in the making.

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