People Like Me 2003: "Object Odyssey"
People Like Me 2003: "Object Odyssey" presents an insatiably curious character hosted by renowned object manipulators Lunatique Fantastique.
Adventures abound in this one-hour exploration of world dance and
music, in which Eddie the Explorer encounters lost artifacts, searching
for their cultural roots. As these objects come to life and team up
with Eddie in their quest for their origins, they uncover the beauty
and importance of the dances they participate in, and their own
significance as facilitators of human expression in the dances of the
We meet a Chinese Ribbon, dancing with renowned Taiwanese dancer Chih Ting Shih. Zimbabwean leg rattles are brought to life with Madzimai Mbira, and the Brazilian ensemble Aguas da Bahia is reunited with the sticks integral to the energetic "Maculele." Argentinean master dancer Pampa CortÚs discovers his percussive "boleadoras," while a pair of New Zealand "poi" search for KaUaTuahine. A North African water gourd dances with Mahea Uchiyama, and Axis Dance Theater assembles a dancing wheelchair!
and adults alike will love joining Eddie on his exciting excursion to
help ordinary (and extraordinary) objects find the meaning of life
through the miracle of dance and music. Discover the power, beauty, and
diversity of the expression of the human spirit, through the eyes of
the objects who help to unleash it all over the world.