Live & Outspoken

The Live & Outspoken series features live music, theatrical readings, dance, and provocative interviews and conversation. Each event offers insights into the methods, lives, artistry and social concerns of some of the leading performance innovators, as well as some of the rising stars making their marks on contemporary performing arts.

Past Events

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Thelma Hill

November 17, 2015 | 7:30p

Live & Outspoken • Classically Black

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Thelma Hill

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Colman Domingo | Patricia McGregor

October 4, 2015 | 7:30 pm

Theater • Live & Outspoken • Classically Black

Colman Domingo | Patricia McGregor

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Love in the Time of Brooklyn

June 8, 2015 | 7 pm

Black Dance: Tradition and Transformation • Theater • Dance • Music • Live & Outspoken

Love in the Time of Brooklyn

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Delroy Lindo | Camille A. Brown | Dr. Kyra Gaunt

February 5, 2015 | 7 pm

Theater • Dance • Live & Outspoken

Delroy Lindo | Camille A. Brown | Dr. Kyra Gaunt

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25th Anniversary Celebration

May 1, 2014 | 7 pm

Black Dance: Tradition and Transformation • Movement '63 • Theater • Dance • Music • Live & Outspoken

25th Anniversary Celebration

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Sarita Allen | Dianne McIntyre

February 28, 2014 | 7pm

Dance • Live & Outspoken

Sarita Allen | Dianne McIntyre

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Universes | Black Panthers | Young Lords

March 14, 2013 | 7pm

Movement '63 • Live & Outspoken

Universes | Black Panthers | Young Lords

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Dominique Morisseau | Tonya Pinkins

October 8, 2012 | 7pm

Theater • Live & Outspoken

Dominique Morisseau | Tonya Pinkins

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June Millington | Toshi Reagon

April 26, 2012 | 7pm

Music • Live & Outspoken

June Millington | Toshi Reagon

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Esther Armah | Carmen de Lavallade | Blair Underwood

MARCH 15, 2012 | 7:30PM | FREE

Theater • Live & Outspoken

Esther Armah | Carmen de Lavallade | Blair Underwood

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Judith Jamison | Garth Fagan

March 13, 2012 | 7pm

Dance • Live & Outspoken

Judith Jamison | Garth Fagan

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Delroy Lindo | Regina Taylor

February 2, 2012 | 7pm

Theater • Live & Outspoken

Delroy Lindo | Regina Taylor

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Eisa Davis | Nicholas Leichter

January 26, 2012 | 7pm

Dance • Live & Outspoken

Eisa Davis | Nicholas Leichter

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Amiri Baraka | Stephen Henderson

Tuesday, April 5 7pm

Theater • Live & Outspoken

Amiri Baraka | Stephen Henderson

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Ntozake Shange | Marc Bamuthi Joseph

Tuesday, March 8 7pm

Theater • Live & Outspoken

Ntozake Shange | Marc Bamuthi Joseph

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Philip Glass | Tania Leon

Tuesday, February 8 7pm

Music • Live & Outspoken

Philip Glass | Tania Leon

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April Yvette Thompson | Lynn Nottage

Tue, May 18 | 7pm

Theater • Live & Outspoken

April Yvette Thompson | Lynn Nottage

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Somi | Hugh Masekela

Tue, May 11 | 7pm

Music • Live & Outspoken

Somi | Hugh Masekela

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Ronald K. Brown | Sonia Sanchez

Tue, May 4 | 7pm

Dance • Live & Outspoken

Ronald K. Brown | Sonia Sanchez

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Jimmy “Duck” Holmes | Ralph Lemon

Tue, Apr 27 | 7pm

Music • Live & Outspoken

Jimmy “Duck” Holmes | Ralph Lemon

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