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    • 7
    • sep

    “Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration,” a free three-day festival, mark the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture Friday, Sept. 23, through Sunday, Sept. 25. Daily programming on Friday and Sunday will run 12–5 p.m., highlighting music traditions such as jazz, R&B, gospel, folk, classical, New Orleans brass band, Afro-Latin jazz and hip-hop. Programming on Saturday will begin at 1 p.m. Each day has a theme: Friday is “Homecoming,” Saturday is “Celebration” and Sunday is “Call and Response.”

    “The themes of the festival highlight the social power of African American music as a communicator of cultural values, challenges, aspirations and creative expression,” said Mark Puryear, a Smithsonian Folklife Festival program curator and co-curator of the festival.

    The festival’s activities will include music and dance performances, spoken word, oral-history activities and two evening concerts. A drum circle, storytelling, interactive workshops and a mural wall by artist Cey Adams offer opportunities to explore and celebrate the museum’s rich content and stories. For a complete schedule of events, visit https://nmaahc.si.edu.

    Evening Concerts

    Evening concerts will be presented 6–9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, and Sunday, Sept. 25.
    There is no evening concert Friday, Sept. 23.

    The Saturday evening concert lineup features:

    Living Colour
    Public Enemy
    The Roots


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    • 31
    • aug

    Living Colour – WHO SHOT YA? (Andre Betts Remix) featuring : Prodigal Sunn, Black Thought, Chuck D, Pharoahe Monch, and Kyle Mansa #WhoShotYaLC

    from the forthcoming Living Colour MIXTAPE, available Sept. 9 via digital download only:

    iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/who-shot-ya/id1143656174?ls=1&app=itunes
    Apple Music – https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/who-shot-ya/id1143656174?ls=1

    Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/Who-Shot-Ya-Living-Colour/dp/B01KEDOV84

    Google Play- goo.gl/RgMRh8

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    • 23
    • aug

    Sound Advice: Living Colour Delivers Powerful and Timely Message About Gun Violence

    Airing today at on NY1 – 8:25a 11:25a 1:25p 4:25p 12:55a 1:55a & 2:55a


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