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Apollo Live Wire:The Last Poets
November 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
APOLLO THEATER EDUCATION PROGRAM PRESENTS
Apollo Live Wire
Legendary: The Last Poets
A Conversation with Abiodun Oyewole and Felipe Luciano
Moderated by Hip-Hop pioneer Chuck D.
Monday, November 5 at 6:30 pm
As part of its Legendary series honoring iconic artists who have impacted the arts and culture, Apollo Live Wire pays tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Last Poets. Formed in 1968 in Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park, The Last Poets quickly rose to become a force on the music and poetry scene, giving voice to the Black experience and inspiring generations of artists and activists for years to come. Founding group member Abiodun Oyewole and core group member Felipe Luciano, in conversation with Hip-Hop pioneer Chuck D., will discuss the group’s origins, impact, recordings, and enduring legacy.
**Doors will open at 5:30 pm. Seating is first come, first seated.
**Registration does not guarantee entry. Latecomers are admitted at the discretion of the Management.
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