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Northern Arts & Culture: TaMaMa Dance Company celebrates water with "Sanctuary"

Kurt Hauswirth
Maggie Barch and Tara Middleton of TaMaMa Dance, with the poster for their presentation "Sanctuary"

Maggie and Tara from TaMaMa speak about the Art Week 2022 presentation

A local contemporary dance company will present a live dance and music performance, exploring what water means and its impact.

TaMaMa Dance Company, a trio that brings dance and performance art to new and unusual places, will present Sanctuary as a part of Marquette's Art Week 2022 activities. The trio of Tara Middleton, Marissa Marquardson, and Maggie Barch invite the public to the beach behind the Marquette Maritime Museum on Saturday, June 25 from 5 to 6 pm. Their movements will explore what water means to them individually and how it impacts them as humans. The performance will be accompanied by saxophonist Patrick Booth.

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The TaMaMa Dance Company

Kurt Hauswirth spoke with Maggie and Tara about Sanctuary and the process to put the presentation together:

A conversation with Maggie Barch and Tara Middleton of TaMaMa Dance Company

Marquette's Art Week 2022 events run from Monday, June 20 through Saturday, June 25, with TaMaMa Dance Company's performance of Sanctuary at 5 pm EST on Saturday. More information about Art Week 2022 is available at mqtcompass.com. Learn more about TaMaMa Dance Company at their website, on Facebook, or Instagram.

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Kurt lives in Marquette with his family and can’t imagine living anywhere else. He loves music, games, running, being near water, and a fine cold brew coffee.
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