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LA Made Presents: Black Punk Now

Date
February 12
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gLiV_6-fjs
Event Series Dates
Ongoing
The image features a group of men associated with the PUNK scene. The photo is edited by James Spooner and Chris L. Terry and includes individuals like Tunde Adebimpe and Kash Abdulmalik. The men are depicted with human faces, wearing various clothing, glasses, beards, and mustaches.

Discover the inspiration and purpose that fueled the creation of Black Punk Now, James Spooner, and Chris L. Terry’s latest book. Curated from the perspective of Black writers with connections to the world of punk, the collection mixes media as well as generations, creating a new reference point for music lovers, readers, and historians by capturing the present and looking toward the future. With strong visual elements integrated throughout, this smart, intimate collection is demonstrative of punk by being punk itself: underground, rebellious, aesthetic but not static—working to decenter whiteness by prioritizing other perspectives. The co-authors will lead a table reading followed by a moderated conversation with Tunde Adebimpe and Kash Abdulmalik. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to gain insights into the book’s inception and join in the discussion with our talented creators.

Location

Los Angeles Library – Online
Los Angeles, CA United States

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