William Hooker – Evidence: The Baldwin Suite at Roulette

Kerry Santullo uploaded this event on March 9, 2016

Where

Roulette
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
Map
(917) 267-0363

When

Fri, April 1, 2016
8:00 pm

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Roulette is pleased to host EVIDENCE: The Baldwin Suite, a stirring multimedia tribute to the ferociously daring novelist and social critic James Baldwin. Conceived by drummer William Hooker and featuring the talents of his quintet (Tor Snyder, Jesse Henry, Matt Lavelle), rapper AKU STYX, and dancer-choreographer Jinah Parker, this hour-long concert celebrates “The Year of Baldwin” through references to Baldwin’s works and adherence to his number one conviction: speaking truth to power, regardless of how painful. EVIDENCE: The Baldwin Suite serves not only as a reminder of what Baldwin knew to be true but what he saw as the path to transcendence: self acceptance. An informal discussion and reception will follow the performance....

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