march, 2019

22mar7:00 pmEstablishing Place: The Uses of Music, Culture, and History in the Local African American Community with Davu Seru

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The East Side Freedom Library invites you to a conversation with author, educator, and musician

Davu Seru
Establishing Place: The Uses of Music, Culture, and History in the Local African American Community

Friday, March 22, 2019, 7PM

Davu Seru is a drummer and composer who has worked with numerous improvising musicians and composers throughout the United States and France.  For the year 2017-2018, he served as the first-ever composer-in-residence at Studio Z in Saint Paul. Davu has also received awards from the Jerome Foundation (2017-18 Composer/Sound Artist Fellow), American Composers Forum (Minnesota Emerging Composer Award), the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (Next Step Fund), and has received commissions from the Zeitgeist Ensemble and Walker Art Center. In addition to his musical pursuits, Davu is a published author (including the introductory essay to SIGHTS, SOUNDS, AND SOUL) and a professor of English and African American literature and culture at Hamline University. Davu has performed on several occasions here at the East Side Freedom Library.

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East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
Free and open to all
info@eastsidefreedomlibrary.org and 651-230-3294

Time

(Friday) 7:00 pm CST

Location

East Side Freedom Library

1105 Greenbrier St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106

Organizer

East Side Freedom Libraryemail info@eastsidefreedomlibrary.org or call 651-230-3294

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