Kelvyn Bell & Greg Tate
December 18, 2016 @ 2:30pm. Please join us Sunday, December 18, 2016 from 2:30 to 6:00 pm for some music and great conversation with guitarist/composer Kelvyn Bell celebrating the release of his new St Louis Blu CD and a reading by Greg Tate music and culture and one of the “godfathers of HipHop journalism,” from Flyboy 2, his newest book of essays. Guest moderator: Nicole Fleetwood. Your admission gets you a copy of the CD and book, plus delicious, home-made food and refreshments. Refreshments. Limited seating. $40.
November 6, 2016 @ 2:30pm. With novelist Elizabeth Nunez (Even in Paradise, Akashic 2016) and poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips (Heaven, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016) reading from their newest books. A discussion about their creative process follows. Moderated by Hakim Hasan, moderator. Refreshments. Limited seating.
October 16, 2016 @2:30 pm. Ta-Nehisi Coates. A conversation and book signing with the author of The New York Times’ #1 Bestseller, Between the World and Me, and contributor to The Atlantic, creator of Marvel Comics’ Return of the Black Panther. Limited seating. SOLD OUT. Benefits The Gloster Arts Project. Moderated by Randall Pinkston.
May 8 @ 2:30 pm A book party for The Jazz of Physics with author and saxophonist, Stephon Alexander and special guest, Will Calhoun. Includes a copy of the book, musical performance, and food & wine. Benefits The Gloster Arts Projects, an arts education program and artist residency in rural Mississippi.
May 13 @ 6:30 pm Black Hollywood Unchained with contributors Ishmael Reed, Houston A. Baker, David Henderson, Jill Nelson, and other guests, including Hollywood producer, Rudy Langlais. Benefits The Gloster Arts Projects
May 26 @ 7:00 pm Remembering Miles: A birthday celebration with Wallace Roney, Gary Bartz, Adam Holtzman, Tommy LiPuma, Earl “the Pearl” Monroe, and Quincy Troupe. Others. Refreshments, cake and ice cream. Benefits The Gloster Arts Projects, a 501c3 nonprofit arts education and artist residency program in rural Mississippi.