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Call & Response: Performance, Panel Discussion, and Reception

Call & Response: Performance, Panel Discussion, and Reception

Saturday, August 3, 2019, 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Stamps Gallery, 201 S. Division Street, Ann Arbor MI 48104
Calendar: Stamps Events
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Continuing our celebration of the legacy of sonic resistance in Detroit and beyond, join us for an afternoon of conversation and performances on the Blue Bird Inn Stage with local artists, musicians, poets and dancers followed by light refreshments.

The line-up includes a panel discussion on art, jazz and the Blue Bird Inn with Willie Bolar (Producer/Historian), Barbara Cox (Society of the Culturally Concerned), Saffell Gardner (Artist), and Tylonn Sawyer (Artist), moderated by Marion Hayden (Bassist).

Following the conversation will be live jazz by Sean Dobbins (Drums), Marion Hayden (Bass/Musical Director), Corey Kendrick (Piano), Michelle McKinney (Vocals) and Ingrid Racine (Trumpet). With poetry by Dr. Melba Joyce Boyd and tap dance by Marsae Mitchell.

This program is curated by Marion Hayden, Bassist, founding member of the band Straight Ahead and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

This event is held in conjunction with the group exhibition Call & Response, with work by Romare Bearden, Chakaia Booker, Tony Cokes, Saffell Gardner, Allie McGhee, and Tylonn Sawyer. Call & Response is on view at Stamps Gallery from June 14 - August 25, 2019.

For more information contact Jennifer Junkermeier-Khan, Public Engagement Coordinator, Stamps Gallery at or call 734-615-5322.

This event takes place in partnership with Detroit Sound Conservancy.

For more information, visit: Call & Response.

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