The Influences of Art (Past, Present, Future)
Thomas R. Simpson, Founder and Director, Afro Solo Festival
Peter Callender, Artistic Director, African-American Shakespeare Company
Karen Carraway, Visual Artist
Susheel Bibbs, Opera Singer
Come listen to a lively multi-disciplined panel discussion in association with AfroSolo Arts Festival 20. From the evolution of negro spirituals to hip-hop music, the Negro Theater Ensemble to the African-American Shakespeare Company, the visual arts of the Harlem Renaissance to the works of Kehinde Wiley, this discussion will explore how the arts of the past have influenced art of today and how its impact will be felt tomorrow.
MLF: The Arts
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $20 non-members, MEMBERS FREE, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Anne W. Smith
Also know: In association with AfroSolo Festival 20. Photo of Thomas Simpson by James Knox.