Jangtet at the Bayview Opera House June 17

 

Co-presentation by Asian Pacific Cultural Center and Bayview Opera House

Produced by Jon Jang Performances and Asian Improv aRts

Work in progress performance of “Can’t Stop Cryin’ for America: Black Lives Matter!,” a music work by composer Jon Jang in collaboration with poet performer Amanda Kemp.

Tickets: $10 advance, $15 door ($10 seniors and students)

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Doors: 6:30PM
Concert 7 PM
Q&A with artists 8 PM
Followed by reception for the artists
No host bar (cash only)

About the work

The work will be organized into seven vignettes named after each black victim group killed by the police and/or white supremacists this past year: Eric Garner (New York), John Crawford III (Ohio), Michael Brown (Ferguson, Missouri), Tamir Rice (Ohio), Freddie Gray (Maryland), 6 black mothers & 3 black men (Charleston, South Carolina) and Sandra Bland (Texas), The final vignette, “Five Young Black Men,” will memorialize Emmett Till, Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin, John Powell and Mario Woods.

ARTIST PERSONNEL
Jon Jang piano
Hitomi Oba tenor saxophone
Nick DePinna trombone
Gary Brown bass
Deszon X. Claiborne drums
Amanda Kemp spoken word

WHEN
June 17, 2017 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
WHERE
Bayview Opera House
4705 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94124
United States
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Founded in 1987, Asian Improv aRts’ (AIR) mission is to produce, present and document artistic works that represent the Asian American experience.