Center Theatre Group is offering ‘Not a Moment, But a Movement,’ a series of interdisciplinary events that celebrates and amplifiy Black artists and stories. Presented in collaboration with The Fire This Time Festival of NYC and Watts Village Theater Company, each episode will feature the work of a visual artist, a musician, and theatre artists. Each event is paired with a panel discussion to create a uniquely comprehensive cultural experience.
Episode Two, Black Nourishment, is introduced by Ron Cephas Jones and directed by Tyrone Davis and Bruce A. Lemon Jr., and focuses on spoken word artists. Not a Moment, But a Movement features a cadre of artists from Cleveland, Atlanta, Oakland, and Los Angeles who explore the joy, the beauty, the complexities, and vast experiences of what it means to be nourished as a Black person in America.
Cleveland: Chris Webb, Siaara Freeman
Atlanta: Royce Hall, Jali Ajani Nafula
Oakland: Shawn William, Prentice Powell
Los Angeles: Yazmin Monet Watkins, Philip “Tru” Bucknor, Alyesha Wise
Music by Sugi Dakks
Directed by Tyrone Davis & Bruce A. Lemon Jr.
Sustaining the Movement: Elevating Black Artists, the second in our series of panel conversations as part of Not a Moment, But a Movement, features panelists Zhailon Levingston (Broadway Advocacy Coalition), Jamila Webb (First Fifteen), and Courtney Peck (Cast Black Talent) and moderator Bruce A. Lemon Jr.
Each event is premiered over a free exclusive period and is paired with a panel discussion to create a uniquely comprehensive cultural experience.
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