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Maroon Messengers Calling: Past/Present/Beyond

  • Ashé Power House 1731 Baronne Street New Orleans, LA, 70113 United States (map)

Maroon Messengers Calling:  Past/Present/Beyond

August 25, 2019 | 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Ashé Power House, 1731 Baronne St., NOLA

$10 Donation

Witness a unique, experimental performance-art installation inspired by the historical maroons of the East Coast and the Gulf Coast, and find out what it means to be a contemporary urban maroon. Featuring poetry by guest artist Deidre CreativeSoul; visual art creations by Maroon Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson, and original music compositions by Nkem Big Chief Brian-Michael Harrison Nelson and members of Guardians of the Flame Maroon Society.

The creative team includes Adella Gautier, dramaturge; John Grimsley, technical director; and Nkem Big Chief Brian-Michael Harrison Nelson, consultant, co-producer, and musical director.

This project is supported in part by an Exchange Grant from the Network of Ensemble Theatres.  For more information, call Cherice Harrison-Nelson at (504) 214-6630.

Read more here.

Earlier Event: August 24
NOLA Black Selfie Project - The Exhibit
Later Event: August 29
Workplace Wellness Luncheon