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Calling Forth Robeson
Calling Forth Robeson

Fri, Apr 05

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ArtsXchange

Calling Forth Robeson

Hear reflections on the art & activism of Paul Robeson from local men in the arts.

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Apr 05, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

ArtsXchange, 2148 Newnan St, East Point, GA 30344, USA

About the Event

CALLING FORTH ROBESON | APRIL 5 | PAUL ROBESON THEATER @ ARTSXCHANGE | 6 PM | FREE!

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Our black box theater bears the name of groundbreaking thespian, singer and activist Paul Robeson. Celebrate his birthday (April 9, 1898) and discover inspiration for the role of Black men in these difficult times, with reflections on his art and activism, and the role of Black men in the arts today, featuring panelists:

Jim Alexander, historic photographer, The Jim Alexander Collection; 

Victor Love, actor & founder of Evolv Atlanta Acting Studio; 

Chris McCord, founder, Men in Motion & Moving in the Spirit; 

Noah Washington, playwright/founder, Meadowlark Pictures & writer at FanBase; 

Rick Mathis, independent filmmaker

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ABOUT PAUL ROBESON

Paul Robeson was the epitome of the 20th-century Renaissance man. He was an exceptional athlete, actor, singer, cultural scholar, author, and political activist. His talents made him a revered man of his time, yet his radical political beliefs all but erased him from popular history. Today, more than one hundred years after his birth, Robeson is just beginning to receive the credit he is due. (Read full bio: PBS American Masters)

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