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Esperanza Spalding

Wednesday / June 4, 2008 / 11:35 p.m.
David Letterman Show
United States

Fast-rising bassist and vocalist Esperanza Spalding—a Berklee faculty member and alumna—appears on the David Letterman show tonight. Visit www.cbs.com for more details.

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City Poets

Tuesday / April 22, 2008 / 7:00 p.m.
Peter Payack
Admission: 
Free

Audio for Film Networking Night

Thursday / April 10, 2008 / 5:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02215

The Berklee Learning Center, in association with New Film Nation, hosts the third annual Audio for Film networking night. New England filmmakers and film students can meet Berklee film composers, sound designers, and audio engineers, with the main goal of generating possible collaborations. The event will include the finalists' showcase for the Learning Center's fourth annual film scoring contest, with the winners announced at the end of the evening. Learn more.

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Fordham Wilkes CD Release Party

Sunday / April 20, 2008 / 5:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Inspired by the lives of Edward Hopper and Georgia O'Keefe, Fordham Wilkes - the duo of vocalist Ginny Fordham and former Blue Man Group drummer/percussionist Steve Wilkes- have created pop songs that explore the intersection of music and painting.

Admission: 
Free

The Soul of Bernie Worrell: A View of Parliament-Funkadelic’s Soulful Pianist

Thursday / February 14, 2008 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

A film screening cosponsored by the Color of Film Collaborative, Inc.

See the Africana Studies homepage for more information.

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Jazz Composition Convocation

Tuesday / March 25, 2008 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

The students and faculty of the Jazz Composition department meet to discuss pertinent issues.

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The Soul of Bernie Worrell: A View of Parliament-Funkadelic’s Soulful Pianist

Thursday / February 14, 2008 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

A film screening cosponsored by the Color of Film Collaborative, Inc. See the Africana Studies homepage for more information.

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Robin Kelley: The Soul of Thelonious Monk

Thursday / February 7, 2008 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Robin Kelley

A screening of the film Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser, followed by a lecture by Thelonious Monk biographer Robin Kelley. Sponsored by the Office of Cultural Diversity. This event is not open to the public. Admission only with Berklee ID. See the Africana Studies homepage for more information.

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Music Is My Life, Politics Is My Mistress

Tuesday / February 19, 2008 / 6:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Oscar Brown Jr.

A film on Oscar Brown Jr. with filmmaker Donnie Betts. Cosponsored by the Office of Cultural Diversity, the Film Scoring Department, and the Office of Student Activities. See the Africana Studies homepage for more information. This event is not open to the public. Admission only with Berklee ID.

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Talking Soul with Marc Willis: History About Music and Meaning (1965–1980), Black Musicians Living in the Soul of the Era

Tuesday / February 12, 2008 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Film and lecture with Marc Willis, president and CEO of Soulsville Foundation/Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Cosponsored by Berklee City Music.

See the Africana Studies homepage for more information.

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