Acting Black: Demystifying Racism

August 16, 2018
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
Pythian Theater, The King Arts Complex, 867 Mt Vernon Ave
Acting Black

By Carlyle Brown

Rooted in the traditional storytelling practices of West Africa, this provocative solo work investigates the origins of American racism grounded in the entertainment industry from Louisville, Kentucky in 1828 to the present day.

Free admission; tickets required. Contact The King Arts Complex for tickets.

Presented as part of a week-long residency, Acting Black and Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been, are also presented in conjunction with a city-wide celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance—“I, Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100”. See https://cbusharlem100.org/ for other events throughout Columbus.

Co-sponsors include the Greater Columbus Arts Council, The King Arts Complex, the National Performance Network/Visual Artists Network, and from The Ohio State University—the College of Education and Human Ecology, College of Social Work, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Government Affairs, Office of Outreach and Engagement, Office of the President, Office of Student Life, University Libraries, and the Wexner Center for the Arts.

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