Michael Mwenso's Black Music Series: A Form of Protest

Michael Mwenso's Black Music Series

Thu, September 17, 2020, 7:00 pm

Musician, performing artist and cultural Babalawo (spiritual guide) Michael Mwenso offers his unique and ancestral perspective on Black music. As an African-born queer man growing up in London and New York, Mwenso and special guests delve into a wide range of his own discoveries while shedding light on the Black experience though discussion, historical recordings, and performance.

In A Form of Protest, Michael Mwenso examines music as a form of activism, and the role it has played in pushing the boundaries on civil rights, human rights, class inequality and more. Mwenso brings his own story to the discussion, sharing his personal experiences in defying social norms and moving against the grain to create music that pushes boundaries.

Grab your favorite beverage, find a comfortable seat, and learn more about Mwenso’s story and the power of Black music.

Buy tickets for $10 (Gather your family around the tv or computer to watch all together. No need for multiple tickets.) or subscribe to the full season for $80.

You’ll receive an email 2 days before the event with a link and information about how to join the live stream. You can watch on any internet-connected device—TV, computer, tablet, phone, etc. We recommend a larger screen and good speakers.

All shows last 60-75 minutes They stream at the appointed time and are then available to watch for 48 hours following the stream.

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