Hampton Art Lovers Hosts: “View From The Upper Room | Bob Dylan & Greg Tate

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Join us for Hampton Art Lovers Hosts: “View From The Upper Room | Bob Dylan & Greg Tate” a multidisciplinary discussion and reception highlighting the impact of Bob Dylan’s legacy on Civil Rights and Protest. Sponsored by S.E. Overtown / Parkwest CRA and Heaven’s Door, Bob Dylan’s award-winning whiskey.

Dylan is a writer, painter, poet, musician and sculptor. We celebrate both his legacy in civil rights and his extraordinary visual art, as seen in “Retrospectrum: Bob Dylan” currently on view at the Frost Museum – FIU. This event is in memoriam to Greg Tate, the long time cultural critic for the Village Voice and contributor to the “Retrospectrum” Exhibition Catalog.

Program:
4:30 pm | Introduction to “Retrospectrum: Bob Dylan” by Dr. Rebecca Friedman (FIU) and reading of Greg Tate’s essay “Dylan, Kendrick and Hendrix”
5:00 pm | “Legacy and Impact of Greg Tate on Black Cultural Critics – Lecture by Dr. James James Braxton Peterson (Professor and Author)
5:30 pm | “Dylan and Protest” with Musicologist /Pew Fellow — Rich Medina (Dante HiFi), Christopher Norwood, J.D. (Hampton Art Lovers) and Dr. Rebecca Friedman (FIU), moderated by Dr. James Peterson
7:00 pm | Reception and Rhythms Curated by Rich Medina | In celebration of “View from the Upper Room” and the exhibition opening of “Art of #BlackGirlMagic”

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