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STRANGE FRUIT @ September Gray - Oct-Nov 2020
"Play Area: Locke Blocks" by Paul S. Briggs, 12 x 12 x 2 inches.

Theater + Art: “Strange Fruit,” Soul-stice

The virtual exhibition Strange Fruit continues through December 10 at September Gray Fine Art Gallery with work by Àsìkò, Paul S. Briggs and Okeeba Jubalo. Àsìkò, a Nigerian-born British citizen, is a conceptual photographer immersed in a lifelong exploration of his Yoruba heritage. Briggs grew up in New York’s Hudson Valley and now teaches art education at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. He’s also an artist in residence at Harvard University’s ceramics program. Jubalo, an Atlanta painter, centers on illuminating the undefined and sometimes bitter truths of people of African American descent. See the exhibit virtually or begin a guided tour HERE.


Soul-stice Rep 2.0 comes to life this weekend with three nights of Zoom readings, all a benefit for the (re)newed company. The lineup: Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun at 7 p.m. Friday (October 16), with direction by Patdro Harris; Much Ado About Nothing at 7 p.m. Saturday (October 17), with direction by Jeff McKerley; and Chekhov’s Three Sisters, adapted by Sarah Ruhl, at 7 p.m. Sunday (October 19), with direction by Heidi McKerley.  The acting company includes Cynthia D. Barker, Shelli Delgado, Theo Harness, Chris Hecke, Enoch Armando KingChris Kayser, Kathleen McManus and Tiffany Porter, among others. Reservations required (click on each title to reach the appropriate link).


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