San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Live Wire looks at the blues and gospel origins of Rock n Roll and the ground breaking female icons and innovators at its heart: Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, and Big Mama Thornton. Tamar-kali leads this conversation which will explore how their legacies reflect the trend of hidden influences in American pop culture.Panelists include Gracie Aghapour, LaRonda Davis and LaFrae Sci.
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Apollo Theater Education Program
The Apollo Theater Education Program extends the Apollo’s commitment to enhancing the life of the community. The Education Program focuses on four distinct areas of learning and engagement: residencies, workshops and tours for schools; curriculum materials aligned to state and national learning standards and study guides derived from the Theater’s history; career development for teens and adults through the Apollo Theater Academy; and discussions and lectures for the public that highlight the history of the Apollo and its impact on American art, culture and entertainment.