My first thought: Thank you. That’s right, the first Festival of the New Black Imagination was a success, and I think the groundwork is laid for an even bigger and better event next year. But it couldn’t have happened without the support of a bunch of people. Yes, I did a lot [...]
Thanks to everyone who joined us last week for the Festival preview. Thanks, too, to all who were able to donate to the cause. More on that later.
If you recall, the topic was “Creating A Revolutionary Aesthetic”. Moderator Farai Chideya laid it out this way:
Singer/songwriter/bandleader Tamar-Kali took the opportunity to define [...]
(l tor: Farai Chideya, Renee Cox, Malcolm Gillian, Tamar-Kali, J. Holtham)
You’ll probably recall that we mentioned a festival that we’re launching in October. Things are coming along nicely. In fact, the official kickoff event is a week away. There are two goals of this event:
Want a taste of the kinds of discussion you’ll experience at the Festival in October? Then join us on Tuesday, July 12 for the first official event of the Festival of the New Black Imagination. Also, we’re really thrilled that we’re an official Soul of Brooklyn event.
The event’s [...]