LIVE CONCERT: I’m New Here: The Gil Scott-Heron Memorial Concert, featuring Sonia Sanchez, David Mills, Elijah Wong, plus Special invited Guest Performers.
Hosted by Helena D. Lewis - Poet, Performer, Playwright
Music by Atiba Wilson and Songhi Djeli
Can't Come to the Concert?
View it LiveStream - http://www.ustream.tv/channel/muse-rhyme
When & Where
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New Event added to Gil Scott Heron Tribute!
Sunrise: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (10a – 12:30p; FREE)
Presenter: Dr. Haki Madhubuti, Poet and Publisher, Third World Press
Sunset: Winter In America (2p – 4p, FREE)
Video Screening and Discussion: Gil Scott-Heron & Amnesia Express: The Paris Concert
Moderated by Dr. Akil Khalfani, Director, Africana Institute of Essex County College
Paul Robeson Campus Center · Rutgers Newark
350 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Newark, NJ
Concert, 7p $10 at the door. Reserve online: www.hbfnewark.eventbrite.com