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december, 2021

02decthuSix Foot Love Series presents: Swirve // Your Loving Son7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Event Type :Backyard Show

Event Details

Welcome back to the Six Foot Love series at The Wild Detectives. A series of live outdoor performances with numbered seats and limited capacity.

Tickets: $10/person

An evening of sagacious spoken word, boundless trumpet, searing polyrhythms, and cosmic electronic soundscapes.

Swirve is an electric trumpet and vocal contraption. It began with Dallas Trumpeter, Chris Curiel’s need to combine his formal jazz training with influences from Dave Douglas to Miles Davis to Don Cherry and Avashai Cohen. He uses electronics and loop samplers, along with poet, Tamitha Curiel on words, and drummer Gerard Bendiks.

Tamitha Curiel is a writer, actor and educator. Her work has appeared in the White Rock Zine Machine, Inverse/Looped, Mad Swirl, Decolonize Dallas and she is currently co-hosting Pleasant Groove, a poetry open-mic with Chris Curiel and Priscilla Rice. She programs for Love Lifts the Load, and is an IB Film and TOK Instructor.

Chris Curiel is a Dallas based trumpeter who has been performing professionally for over 20 years. After his formal education at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and the University of North Texas. He has been on a creative journey that continues to push and drive him to discover new sounds, genres, and collaborations. From jazz and blues to indie rock and avant-garde, he has performed for audiences worldwide.

Gerard Bendiks has lived and performed music in DFW for decades. He is also a drum set teacher, art photographer, composer, and band leader. Before arriving in Dallas he studied music at the Institute of Artistic Perceptions with Alan Silva’s Celestrial Communications Youth Orchestra in Paris, France. He’s performed/performs etc with Swirve, the Magga Orchestra (and 4tet), Isopod, Dennis Gonzalez, Linny Nance, Liz Mikel, James Clay, Robert Sanders, John Lewis, Jimi Towry, Prince Lasha, John Purcell, the Hazy Days DJ crew, and a long list of others.

Your Loving Son is an experimental, electronic spoken word soundscape impromptu performance experience. Husband and wife duo Carlos and Opalina Salas draw from their experiences of the land, the stars and various cosmic dimensions. They are noise innovators straight out of Oak Cliff!


***DISCLAIMER: In case of inclement weather, the show will be held indoors.***

***Use of mask is strongly encouraged***

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(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Wild Detectives

314 W 8th St, Oak Cliff, Dallas