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The Words of Sir Gil Scott-Heron

Posted November 20, 2013 by ndigo

In celebration of the {National Poetry Month}, let us look back at the life of one of the most successful African American poets, Gil Scott-Heron. The late soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, who happened to be born in April too, became famous for his spoken word poetry entitled The Revolution Will Not Be […]

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Kartemquin Films: ‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’ Chicago Screenings!

Posted November 5, 2013 by ndigo

The Trials of Muhammad Ali covers the explosive crossroads of Ali’s life. When Cassius Clay becomes Muhammad Ali, his conversion to Islam and refusal to serve in the Vietnam War leave him banned from boxing and facing a five-year prison sentence. Ali’s choice of conscience over fame and fortune resonates far beyond the boxing ring, […]

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Arts Incubator: Off the Record Pt. 2: booker t. soultreyne rekkid release

Posted October 24, 2013 by ndigo

Performers: avery r. young, Leroy Bach, and Coolout Chris Off the Record Pt. 2 is the second installment of performances celebrating the release of music/sound design created during avery r. young’s 2012-13 Arts and Public Life residency. “booker t. soltreyne: a race rekkid” is a collection of songs that speak to relations in race, gender, […]

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