SINNERS AND SAINTS FESTIVAL
presents a special musical staged reading of
INDIGO, A BLUES OPERA
by Karma Mayet Johnson
Thursday, February 27, 7:30pm
At the intersection of ancestral conjure, herstorical fact, and raw ritual, INDIGO, A BLUES OPERA investigates the lesbian roots of the Blues through the lens of two lovers who refused to remain enslaved. Take the journey back to 1853 and remember...ONE NIGHT ONLY!!!
Followed by artist talk with playwright, composer and performer Karma Mayet Johnson moderated by composer, vocalist, cultural worker Toshi ReagonAdvance purchase strongly recommended. For ticket information, click here.
505 1/2 Waverly Avenue, Clinton Hill, Brooklyn
Uzuri's Sinners and Saints Festival (February 26-March 1) celebrates "Black American vernacular culture (Ring Shouts, Spirituals, Blues, early Gospel, Line Singing, Praise Houses, Jazz) and their contemporary counterparts" and "improv as an ecstatic tradition and the ways in the ways in which secular and sacred often intertwine in these cultural systems."
For complete information about the Sinners and Saints Festival, click here.