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Music Rising presents African American Women Affecting the Arts

Uptown Campus
Rogers Memorial Chapel

Featuring Lauren E. Turner, Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes, Kesha McKey, Stephanie McKee-Anderson, and Gia M. Hamilton

Music Rising at Tulane invites you to Women and Movement #6: African American Women Affecting the Arts in New Orleans (Part II).

Five African American women will discuss what they think about the state of contemporary art(s) in New Orleans. This discussion will include consideration of the state of visual arts, music, literature, and the performing arts in this region. This conversation will also consider the politics of race, artistic agency, and artistic opportunity.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 11am-12:30pm, ROGERS MEMORIAL CHAPEL, TULANE UNIVERSITY

Panelists include: Kesha McKey (Artistic Director, KM Dance Project), Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes (Executive Director, Ashe Cultural Arts Center), Stephanie McKee-Anderson (Executive Artistic Director, Junebug Productions), and Gia M. Hamilton (Executive Director and Chief Curator of the New Orleans African American Museum). Moderated by Lauren E. Turner (Producing Artistic Director of No Dream Deferred NOLA).

Sponsored by New Orleans Center for the Gulf (Nola Gulf South) and the Skau Music and Art Fund Grant from Newcomb Institute. Organized by theater professor Dr. John "Ray" Proctor.

See you there!

New Orleans Center for the Gulf South


For more information contact: Regina Cairns via email to rcairns@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-314-2854