A Day of Celebration, Remembrance, and Activism
Celebrate the cultural achievements of Black Americans and commend the efforts of activists for the Black Lives Matter movement. Come gather in community to dance, sing, and listen to Black artists, speakers, and activists, while also learning how to take action locally in your own communities. LEARN MORE
Prolific and celebrated author of novels, short stories, essays, poems, and plays Joyce Carol Oates (Them; Black Water; Blonde; Lovely, Dark, Deep: Stories; The Perfectionist) joins Emily Mann for a moderated conversation that will touch upon their long friendship, influence on one another, and lifetime achievements. REGISTER
SATURDAY, JUNE 20 at 7:00PM
We caught up with alto saxophonist, composer, and educator Rudresh Mahanthappa, who is the Director of Jazz at Princeton University and made his McCarter debut in 2018. Hailed by Pitchfork as "jaw-dropping…one of the finest saxophonists going," he has over a dozen albums to his credit.
His newest album, Hero Trio with François Moutin on bass and Rudy Royston on drum, will be released this Friday! READ MORE