Tuesday, June 04, 2019

For Immediate Release:Weds. 6/5/2019 at 6:30 pm C: "A Homecoming For A Native Son Part 2: A #CharlieParker & #TerryAdkins Tribute" @ The Memphis @BrooksMuseum of Art *FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC* #MEM200

"Native Son (Circus)" By Terry Adkins


"A Homecoming For A Native Son" Part 2: A Tribute To Charlie Parker & Terry Adkins
 Literary Phenom Sheree Renée Thomas
 Master Griot & Memphite Music Master Bro. Ekpe Abioto & R2C2H2 Tha Artivist
Dr. Alvin McKinney aka 'The Prime Minister Of Joyful Jazz'

When: Weds. June 5, 2019
Time: 6:30pm c-7:45pm c
Where: The Brooks Museum
1934 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
Bro. Ron C. Herd II aka R2C2H2 Tha Artivist

"Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it
won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man,
there's no boundary line to art." ~Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker

Join R2C2H2, Ekpe Abioto, and Dr. Alvin McKinney aka 'The Prime Minister of Joyful Jazz' in a salute to Charlie “Bird” Parker and Terry Adkins’ Native Son (Circus). The interactive performance will include an African ceremonial libation, a cutting contest with Adkins’ sculpture, and a poem by Sheree Renée Thomas.

Generous support for this project provided by Art Bridges.

Video Promos For The Event:

Weds. 6/5/2019 @ 6:30 pm C~For Bird & Words: Literary Phenom Sheree Renee Thomas @ Brooks Museum

Weds. 6/5/2019@ 6:30 pm c~For Bird: The Battle of the Saxes @ The Brooks Museum

Weds. 6/5/2019 6:30 pm c: The Prime Minister Of Joyful Jazz Plays For The Bird & Native Son

Weds. 6/5/2019, 6:30pm c: Dr. McKinney Pays Homage To 'Bird' in 'Native Son' Tribute @ The Brooks

A FREE EVENT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY @ The Memphis Brooks Museum Of Art!!!

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