Past Event

The Arts as a Medium for Peace

Thu, Jul 28 2011 - 6:00pm

The Arts as a Medium for Peace 2011

The Arts Forum hosts a lively panel discussion in association with AfroSolo Arts Festival 18 in about using art to envision, promote, and celebrate peace, examining the role the arts have played in peacemaking movements of the past and present. Award-winning ASCAP composer-arranger, pianist and music educator Jacqueline Hairston moderates this panel, featuring Brenda Wong Aoki, acclaimed storyteller, performance artist, writer, and founder of First Voice, Robert Moses, choreographer and founding Artistic Director of Robert Moses’ Kin, and Wesley J. Watkins, IV, Ph.D., Founder, The Jazz & Democracy Project.

MLF: The Arts
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost:
$20 standard, $8 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Thomas Simpson
Also know: In association with the AfroSolo Festival. Photos depict Hairston and Moses.