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Friday, March 6, 2020

‘Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War’ by Vincent Brown by Vena Jefferson

A new book by Harvard’s Vincent Brown proves that we can’t grapple with slavery simply as a problem of American history. ‘Tacky’s Revolt’ takes a global lens to the transatlantic s…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Superstar singer Gregory Porter makes his first visit to the Kimmel Center by Vena Jefferson

Especially for those deep in the last 10 years of the Harlem jazz scene, one singer’s international rise has been a thrill. Gregory Porter is heading for his first concert at the Kimmel. V…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The International Association of Blacks in Dance and PHILADANCO present THEN NOW NEXT by Vena Jefferson

IABD teams with PHILADANCO to bring its 32nd annual conference to Philly this week. THEN NOW NEXT features everything from industry panels to world-class performances to a high-spirited midn…

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Living Colour celebrates 35 years of Black rock at Ardmore Music Hall by Vena Jefferson

Black rock icons Living Colour will hit the Ardmore Music Hall stage on December 21. Vena Jefferson has been a fan since the beginning.

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