For the past three decades, choreographer Liz Lerman has viewed dance as a way to address political and social issues. Lerman's works have explored Reaganomics, the impact of coal mining on a community, and ancient and contemporary prayer.
By Laura Spencer
Kansas City, MO – This weekend, her company, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, brings a dance about the human genome called "Ferocious Beauty: Genome" to Lawrence.
The Lied Center of Kansas presents "Ferocious Beauty: Genome," a multimedia dance performance by the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009.
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