Wednesday, 4/15, 7 p.m.
Map of Rain Hitting Water
@ Prairie Logic

Caitlin Horsman Mara Gibson

Join us for an evening of the compositions by Mara Gibson, an award winning local composer who also teaches  at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, culminating in the first live outdoor performance of Map of Rain Hitting Water. Map will be performed by renowned percussionist Mark Lowry, founding member of the newEar contemporary music ensemble,  and is a collaboration with artist Caitlin Horsmon who is also an Associate Professor of Film & Media Arts at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Also included in the program are Gibson’s works with moving-image accompaniment, E:Tip (images by Caitlin Horsmon) and E:Vespers (images by Rebecca Dolan). Click here for more information about the performance and collaborators.

The performance is free and open to the public. It will take place Wednesday April 15, 7 p.m. at Prairie Logic, the box car stage on the Green Roof above the Cosentino’s Parking Garage, 1271 Main Street, 6th Floor. Parking is available in the garage with automobile entry from either Walnut or Main Street between 12th and 13th Streets (first 30 minutes free; $1.00 per 20 minutes after, $15 max).

These performances are part of the Art in the Loop: Creative Placemaking Project, a series of performances and art installations with the goal of activating Oppenstein Park and the sidewalks of Downtown Kansas City with innovative, engaging and temporary art. Applications for 2015 Project will be accepted through April 15; apply on-line at

For more information about Art in the Loop and upcoming performances and installations contact Ann Holliday, program director for Art in the or Jessica Borusky, curator,

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