Community Conversation #5 Black Lives, the Arts, and Mattering

thu06jun6:00 pmCommunity Conversation #5 Black Lives, the Arts, and Mattering

Community Conversations #2 Equity & Diversity in the Arts

Event Details

Featured Speaker: Anthony Davis
Performers: Anthony Davis, Nicole Mitchell (flute), cast of The Central Park Five
Moderator: Chris Anthony
Panelists: Councilmember Rex Richardson, Marcina Riley (My Brother’s Keeper Initiative Coordinator, City of Long Beach), and Leon Wood

Acclaimed composer Anthony Davis shares his inspiration for writing The Central Park Five, which will receive its world premiere at LBO June 15, 2019. He is joined by performers from the opera. The panel explores how music and art are used in activism and how classical music can more effectively participate in activism.

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