Listening Session with Dasan Ahanu: Saul Williams albums
Come out to NorthStar Church of the Arts for a listening tour guided by Dasan Ahanu of Saul Williams' albums "MartyrLoserKing" and "Encrypted & Vulnerable," which comprise two of the three albums of Williams' MartyrLoserKing Project. We'll listen and break down the lyrics and music and Williams' vision for this Afrofuturist project.
Read more about Williams and MartyrLoserKing:
- Handwritten lyrics for MartyrLoserKing
- Director's Statement for Neptune Frost
- Liner notes by DJ Lynnée Denise for Encrypted & Vulnerable
Free & open to the public.
We care about our community. Please wear a mask.
Doors open at 7:00. Non-alcoholic beverages and light snacks will be provided.
This event is a lead-up to a free screening of "Neptune Frost" at Duke's Rubenstein Arts Center on Thursday, September 8, 7:00 pm.
Sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics and Left of Black at Duke University, Rofhiwa Book Café, and NorthStar Church of the Arts.
Christopher Massenburg, better known as Dasan Ahanu, is an award-winning public speaker, organizer, curator, educator, poet, spoken word artist, educator, songwriter, and emcee, and loyal Hip Hop head born and raised in Raleigh and currently based in Durham, North Carolina. He is co-founder and managing director of Black Poetry Theatre,…...Read More
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