UA Presents “Water is Rising: Music and Dance Amid Climate Change”

Friday, October 21 at 8:00 pm (PT)

The Pacific islands of Tuvalu, Tokelau and Kiribati are at risk of becoming the first places on earth to be submerged by rising sea levels. For the first time in the United States, 36 musicians and dancers celebrate these unique cultures in a stunning performance that makes tangible the loss of their homeland, community and history.

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Friday, October 21 at 8pm

UA Centennial Hall
1020 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721

Call (520) 621-3341 •
Tickets from $18* • Students from $15

Tickets also available at the “A” Stores in Tucson Mall and Park place and at the UA Student Union Book Store. *Prices do not include $4/ticket operating fee.


“Vanishing Islands: Culture and Climate Change”

An in-depth discussion about global awareness and the scientific, cultural and human impact of climate change

• Jonathan Overpeck (Moderator), Co-Director, UA Institute of the Environment
• Judy Mitoma, Director, UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance and “Water is Rising” Producer
• James Buizer, Deputy Director, Climate Adaptation and International Development, UA Institute of the Environment
• Julia Cole, UA Professor of Geosciences
• Andrew Semeli, “Water is Rising” company member
• Mikaele Maiava, “Water is Rising”company member

Friday, October 21 at 12pm

UA Center for Creative Photography, Rm 108
1030 North Olive Road
Tucson, AZ 85721

Free and open to the public.

No RSVP required