Blues People @ 50 Panel Discussion

Blues People @ 50 Panel Discussion 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
6 to 8 p.m. 
Billy Johnson Auditorium
The Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
 
Featured Panelists:  
 Author Amiri BarakaGuthrie P. Ramsey, Jr., University of Pennsylvania; Dan Morgenstern, Rutgers-Newark; Steve Colson, jazz pianist and composer; Farah Jasmine Griffin and Robert O'Meally, Columbia University. 
 
FREE and open to the public
 
 
 
Blues People @ 50 Panel Discussion is the last of a series of events celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of Amiri Baraka’s Blues People, his classic work on the place of jazz and blues in American social, economic, and cultural history.
 
Presented by the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience in partnership with the Newark Museum, NJPAC, and The Priory. 
 
Blues People @ 50 is made possible in part by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.