Events

Presented By
Africana Studies
Event Dates
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Berklee's Signature Series celebrates the power of gospel music.

Past Events

Presented By
Africana Studies
Event Dates
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Berklee Africana Studies celebrates the 50th anniversary of hip-hop with an all-star lineup of performers highlighting the power of Black creative expression featuring local and national artists who have made an impact within the past half century.

Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Bassist, steel drummer, composer, and educator Ron Reid presents arrangements and compositions from the Afro-Caribbean tapestry of revered and secular songs, arranged for an eclectic jazz sextet. 

Event Dates
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Join us for an evening with Boston broadcasting legend Carmen Fields as she discusses her new book Going Back to T-Town: The Ernie Fields Territory Big Band. The book discusses her father, big band leader Ernie Fields, and how he and the band dealt with the issue of racial segregation in the Jim Crow South.
 

Presented By
Africana Studies
Event Dates
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Students from the summer gospel performance program take the stage of the Berklee Performance Center with gospel recording artist VaShawn Mitchell.

Presented By
Africana Studies
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States
Event Dates
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Dr. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D. joins us on Thursday, April 20 for a lecture on Black art entitled “Curatorial Chronicles: Black Women Artists.”

Presented By
Africana Studies
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

This event will highlight the topic of women and the music of the African diaspora. Specifically, it will highlight women of the African diaspora and their involvement in the musics of the diaspora.