GNH Community

nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information

Artists Reception for "A Tribute to Langston Hughes"

Event Details

Artists Reception for "A Tribute to Langston Hughes"

Time: February 22, 2013 from 5pm to 7pm
Location: Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery
Street: 70 Audubon St., 2nd Floor
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: http://www.newhavenarts.org/p…
Phone: 203-772-2788
Event Type: artist, reception
Organized By: The Arts Council of Greater New Haven
Latest Activity: Feb 21, 2013

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

The Arts Council of Greater New Haven, in collaboration with curator Katro Storm, is presenting “A Tribute to Langston Hughes” in the Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery at 70 Audubon St., 2nd Floor in New Haven. The exhibition and special performance will celebrate Black History Month 2013.

 

The show will be on view from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, February 8th to April 5th, 2013. An artists’ reception will take place on Friday, February 22nd from 5 to 7 p.m. The reception will include a special performance at 6 p.m.

 

“A Tribute to Langston Hughes” will feature the performing artist “Ade” Anthony Thompson, visual artist Renaldo Davidson, and video artist NJ Martin. The exhibition pays tribute to Langston Hughes; poet, novelist, playwright, and leading voice of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s.

 

As Storm describes it, the show will be layered and include collaborations because Hughes liked to work collaboratively. The best time to see all of the layers is at the reception on February 22nd. There, Thompson will be performing as Jesse B. Simple, one of Hughes most memorable characters. Davidson’s visual art, inspired by Hughes’ poems and Thompson’s characterization of Jesse B. Simple, will be hanging on the gallery walls, and NJ Martin will be showing video work he has made to pay tribute to Hughes.

Encore Performance and Film Screening

A Langston Hughes Tribute and Film Screening: Voices and Visions
Stay tuned for a relaxed and informative presentation honoring Langston Hughes featuring movement, music, video and film. Highlighting the creative forces of Katro Storm, Nj Marin and Renaldo Davidson, there will be a tribute performance by Anthony Thompson Adeagbo, along with a screening of  Voices and Visions, the renowned Langston Hughes documentary film. This will be followed with a guided Q & A and talk back.
Thursday, March 7th, 2013 7:30pm - 9pm
Lyric Hall, 827 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT
Tickets $10 at the door - Cash Only. 
For ticket reservations, email: scole@newhavenarts.org

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Artists Reception for "A Tribute to Langston Hughes" to add comments!

Join GNH Community

Attending (1)

Welcome (Bienvenido, Benvenuto, Powitanie, Bonjour! Willkomme,歡迎, ברוךהבא أهلا وسهلا, Bonvenon) to GNH Community. Traducción de esta página

Imagine. Inform. Invest. Inspire.

Working together to build a stronger community - now and forever

 

 

Open Street Project

An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

The post An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

The post Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

The post Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced! appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

What Does Dr. MLK, Jr. Mean to You?

Each month, we pose a question to the OneLISC family, and share the responses reflecting our diverse range of voices and backgrounds. To mark Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 92nd birthday, this month’s Reflections from the Field consider his life and work and his legacy today. The reflections register anger and dismay and exhaustion, but also hope, power and a commitment to keep working, to keep exerting good, strong pressure to shape our moral universe.

These Nonprofits Give Small Businesses What They Need to Survive and Thrive

So much goes into the relationship between small businesses and the nonprofit business development organizations (BDOs) that are dedicated to supporting them and helping them grow. The three BDOs profiled here, longtime LISC partners, have gone above and beyond to help entrepreneurs survive the COVID-19 pandemic. They know that the wellbeing of small businesses means jobs preserved, goods and services are accessible to the community, and local economies have a better chance of weathering the pandemic-borne recession.

Fay Darmawi: In Her Own Words

Fay Darmawi is a social practice artist who focuses on cities, storytelling, and media. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the SF Urban Film Fest, a film festival focused on civic engagement inspired by great storytelling. I spoke with her in February 2020 and again in May and July 2020.

© 2021   Created by Lee Cruz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service