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K&P Fest: “Flashing Lights”
Friday, Aug. 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018
One event on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 at 2:00pm
FLASHING LIGHTS is an original play exploring how digital technology is radically shaping human evolution.
FLASHING LIGHTS combines a fantastical absurdist narrative with a highly physical theatrical style using technology like smart phones and tablets as puppets, masks, light, and sound sources. Drawing on the ideas of Marshall McLuhan, Sherry Turkle, Jean Baudrillard and other theorists, FLASHING LIGHTS speaks to the growing anxiety about the future and to the vertiginous feeling that time itself is speeding up. Will human kind’s frail, flesh and blood selves be able to keep up?
Wednesday, Aug. 8 @ 8pm
Thursday, Aug. 9 @ 8pm
Friday, Aug. 10 @ 8pm
Saturday, Aug. 11 @ 2pm and 8pm
$20 + handling fee. Reserve tickets now!
The Kick & Push Festival is an annual innovative performance festival that takes place in and around The Grand Theatre. It is a professionally run three-week festival featuring award-winning Canadian performers and original, internationally award-winning work across venues in Kingston’s downtown core. This year’s festival takes place from July 19, 2018 to August 12th, 2018. See the full schedule here.