The Brink

Event Details

The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts

July 31, 2015

We’re on the edge of massive ideas, developments, and significant dangers. Let’s face them head on. We must collectively take a moment to think on the brinks all around us, and either view them as constraints, emergent possibilities, or as warnings to change direction. Together we will ask: what must we do?


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