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EMANCIPATION 150: The Rhythm of Freedom

Friday April 12 2013 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET
In-person event


Modern dance, jazz, tap, swing, Lindy Hop, Charleston, hip-hop and even the waltz have all been influenced by African and African-American culture. From the days of slavery, to minstrel shows, the Harlem renaissance and modern dance pioneers, the African-American dance movement has forever impacted dance as it is created, performed and talked about across the globe. A discussion featuring Tony Award-winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover. Hosted by journalist and essayist Charisse Jones

Learn more about EMANCIPATION 150, part of The NEXT New York Conversation series.

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1 hour

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