Rock My Soul–The Black Legacy of Rock and Roll

Submitted by Sudhir Kade on Tue, 12/20/2005 - 18:14.
12/23/2005 - 08:00
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The free visual arts exhibition includes a collection of art created by 10 African American Detroit-based artists, each inspired by and representing black music: the music of West Africa, spirituals, gospel, blues, jazz, rhythm and blues, funk, and hip hop.Community events are planned throughout the exhibition and will include a two-week summer Rock N Art residency for young artists, a community mural project, artists’ development workshops, author/illustrator visits, second Friday night of the month programs featuring a Gospelfest, West African Drumming Dance, and the Hip Hop Culture and, three community and school residencies. The exhibition will be opened for school tours beginning September 19, highlighting a curriculum confluence of art, history, and music. The opening reception is Friday, June 17, all programs are free and open to the public. Call (216) 623-2822 or check the library’s website (www.cpl.org) for additional information and updates.

Location

Cleveland Public Library - Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
962 Stokes Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106
Cleveland, OH
United States
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