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A Brooklyn Tribute to Amiri Baraka

 
 
Sat, May 17, 2014
  • 9PM
 
LOCATION:
Peter Jay Sharp Building
 
BAMcafé
 
+  Happy Hour 6—8pm
 
 
 
Free
 
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A Brooklyn Tribute to Amiri Baraka: A Big, Bold, Beautiful Life

A panoply of Brooklyn poets, writers, musicians, and thinkers pay homage to the late Amiri Baraka, the pioneering writer and activist whose work was a call to arms for black liberation and the creation of African-American art. Baraka’s life will be celebrated with readings and performances by Ras Baraka, Sonia Sanchez, jessica Care moore, Danny Simmons, Kevin Powell, Tony Medina, Black Ice, asha bandele, and Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber.

BAMcafé Live Host: Phillip Andry
BAMcafé Live House DJ: DJ Idlemind “The Appropriate Agent”