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The Black Brooklyn Renaissance Conference And Concert 

DESCRIPTION: Presented by the Brooklyn Arts Council and the Hitchcock Institute for Studies in American Music at Brooklyn College

Woody Tanger Auditorium, Brooklyn College Library

11:00 AM
Historical Reflections on the Black Brooklyn Renaissance with jazz pianist Randy Weston and trumpeter Cecil Bridgewater, African percussionist Obara Wali Rahman Ndiaye, and Everybody's Magazine editor, Herman Hall

NOON
Keynote Address: Greg Tate "Refractions from the Renaissance:
An Exploded View of Brooklyn Culture, 1980-2010"

1:00 PM
Scholars Round Table (rsvp: isam@brooklyn.cuny.edu)

2:30 PM
Ceremony and Festival Traditions with Professor Dale Byam (Brooklyn College, CUNY), Afro-Caribbean performing arts specialist Michael Manswell, and gospel singer Ivan Jackson

4:00 PM
The New Hybridity in Music and Dance with Professor Kyra Gaunt (Baruch College, CUNY), jazz composer Fred Ho, dancer/choreographer Baraka de Soleil, and hip hop scholar Joseph Schloss

MUSIC PERFORMANCES

1:00 PM Brooklyn College Library
Afro-Caribbean Drumming and Up-rocking Brooklyn Style with Frisner Augustin, Josť Ortiz, the Dynasty Rockers, and others

6:00 PM Levenson Recital Hall
Brooklyn Jazz with the New Cookers, featuring Kenyatta Beasley (trumpet), Keith Loftis (sax), and Anthony Wonsel (piano) 

DATE: Saturday, October23, 2010
TIME: 11:00pm to 7:00pm 
LOCATION: Woody Tanger Auditorium, Brooklyn College Library and Levenson Recital Hall 
CONTACT: 718-951-5655 
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PRICE: $Free 
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