Listening for Freedom: Watch Night
December 30, 2017 * 6:30 PM
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St, St. Paul, 55106
“Listening for Freedom” Remember “Watch Night” History is a unique event to learn more about the importance of Watch Night in our history, through improvisational music and movement. Watch Night – enslaved people awaiting word of the Emancipation Proclamation during the Civil War.
6:30pm: Special Exhibition of Materials from East Side Freedom Library collections in African American history, dance, and music.
7:00pm: Improvisation Class with Alessandra Williams (wear clothes you feel comfortable moving in–all levels and abilities are welcome and encouraged to participate).
8:00pm: Music Concert with Marc Anderson and Davu Seru, including discussion with the artists about percussion and solo performance with Alessandra.
For more on the event and performers visit http://eastsidefreedomlibrary.org/events/listening-for-freedom/