On May 10, 1869, workers drove the so-called “golden spike”spike through railroad ties joining the Union Pacific Railroad with the Central Pacific Railroad. Saturday evening on The American Sound, hear American composer George Antheil’s “Golden Spike,” inspired by America’s transcontinental railroad.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Wexner Center for the Arts
In one of the cultural highlights of the season, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company embarks on a final two-year international tour, kicking off in Mershon Auditorium today (2/12).
Celebrating Cunningham (who passed away last year) and his legacy, the program features two works spanning different stages of his career. Other events include a pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. featuring Ohio State dance professors who worked with Cunningham, and a post-performance Q&A session with company members.