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Prayer/Protest/Peace

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Apr 17, 2021 @ 04:00 PM
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Jun 19, 2021 @ 06:00 PM
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City Council District 10
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April 17 - June 19
We are excited to announce our Annual African American Composers Series and Free Education Program
Prayer/Protest/Peace: 13 Years of African American Composers at the William Grant Still Arts Center
April 17 – June 19, 2021
A retrospective celebration of 12 years, exploring African American Composers through exhibitions of original archives and an education program teaching, through the music of the composers. Year 13, a virtual survey exhibition, we traverse the exhibition series which has looked at the life and work of African-American composers each spring. Combining community archives with original artwork and music education, the series has included Spanish Grease: The Life and Sounds of Willie Bobo (2020), Music is Art, Music is Philosophy, Music is History: The Legacy of Dr. William Grant Still (2019), How the West Got Funked Up (2018), Nearly Gone Gal: The Rescued Archives of Nellie Lutcher (2017), So What! The Artistry of Miles Davis (2016), Duke Ellington, Love You Madly (2015)I Got My Pride: The Blues Tales of Leadbelly (2014), Arkestry of the Cosmos: The Universe Language of Sun Ra (2013), Deeds Not Words: The Life and Work of Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln (2012), A New Day: Nina Simone (2011) and The High Priest of Bop: The Jazz Odyssey of Thelonious Monk (2010), The Charles Mingus Caravan (2009).
Opening Reception April 17, 2021 4-6 pm Live on Zoom
Closing Reception – Juneteenth – Saturday June 19, 2021
more information to be announced
More programs to be announced
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William Grant Still Arts Center (online)
2520 S. West View Street
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States
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323-734-1165
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