Interracial couples no longer cause the scandal they once did, but French says the story is still relevant. ''There's still oppression and prejudice,'' she tells us. ''Even now, we need to [strive] for tolerance and acceptance.''
French uses a mix of modern dance, contemporary ballet and American folk dance -partnered with shape-note music. “A lot of our music came from John Lomax,” she says, referring to the famous musicologist and folklorist.
8:15 p.m. 6000 Hermann Park Dr. For information, call 281-373-3386 or visit milleroutdoortheatre.com. Free.
Fri., April 19, 8:15 p.m., 2013