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Tales of the Black Experience from 400: An Afrikan Epic

Feb 21, 2020, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Community Folk Art Center

 

Tales of the Black Experience from 400: An Afrikan Epic

An evening with The Mark Lomax Quartet
and The Spring Colloquium for African American Studies

Please join us in celebrating the African Diaspora through musical performance and discussion.

The Mark Lomax Quartet will ambitiously tell the story of Black America through a suite from 400: An Afrikan Epic, a12-album cycle released in 2019. “400” is divided into thirds and explores thousands of years of the history that is pre-colonial Afrika, the Ma’afa (the 400 years between 1619 and 2019), and Afro-futurism expressing a vision of what Blacks in America will heal toward in the next 400 years; a healthy, high functioning, and united block of the African diaspora.

February 21, 2020 7pm-8:30pm

Community Folk Art Center | 805 E. Genesee Street | 315.442.2230 | cfac@syr.edu

 

* If you need special accomodations please contact: Diorra Cole - 315-442-2230 or email: dscole@syr.edu

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Veasley & Ghent Master Class

Feb 24, 2020, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Community Folk Art Center

Veasley & Ghent 

will lead a master class and jam session, coaching local musicians of all ages in collaborative music making skills.

Monday, Feb 24th

7-8:30pm

805 E Genesee Street

Free and open to the public.

To participate in the master class, RSVP: dscole@syr.edu or 315-442-2230


IN COLLBORATION WITH

 

CNY JAZZ CENTRAL

Syracuse university Humanities Center

Department of Art & Music Histories

Department of Religion

Rob Enslin