Saturday, March 26, 2016

April 1, 2016 6:00-9:00 PM "What is This Thing Called Freedom?" at The Barnes Foundation

Philadelphia jazz violinist Diane Monroe leads her ensemble in "What Is This Thing Called 'Freedom'?: The Transforming and Timeless Songs of Protest." The program features Monroe's arrangements of classic protest songs that call for freedom and peace, plus original compositions. The ensemble includes storyteller Charlotte Blake-Alston; dancer, vocalist, and composer Germaine Ingram; vocalist Paul Jost; Tony Miceli on the vibraphone, and drummer Francois Zayas. In between live performances, take in a short talk on Albert Barnes's commitment to equality.
Friday, April 1
6–9 pm
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelpha, PA 19130
$25; members free
Includes collection and exhibition access. Cocktails and light fare available for purchase.

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

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