- Live Wire Series
LIVE WIRE SERIES
Panel Discussion: Black Men/Soul Music
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
The Apollo Education Department presents Live Wire, a discussion series led by arts, entertainment, community and business scholars on topics pertinent to the Apollo Theater’s history and/or events that advance the public knowledge and appreciation of the Theater’s role in shaping American culture.
Celebrated author and Duke University Professor of Black Popular Culture, Mark Anthony Neal is joined by journalist and writer Herb Boyd and musician, songwriter Gordon Chambers in a discussion of the artistic, social, and political legacy of soul music and its role as an expressive art form for Black men. The discussion will focus on the music and careers of such renowned singers as Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson, Otis Redding, Al Green, Isaac Hayes, Donny Hathaway, Barry White and many others, through the historical lens of the 1950s, 60, 70s and up to the present day.
Event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Visit apolloeducation.org for more info.
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