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*Remapping the Black Atlantic: (Re)Writings of Race and Space Conference is taking place at DePaul University in Chicago from April 12-14. The theme centers on expanding and remapping Paul Gilroy’s work on the Black Atlantic.
*In New York City, The Clements Theater is presenting Futurology the Musical. The production, written by Anthony J. Dixon and Sandra J. Barnes and directed by Charles Weldon, stars Sheryl Lee Ralph (Moesha), Khalil Kain (Girlfriends, Living Single) and Hillary Hawkins (Seussical, Nickelodeon). The story is about three intergalactic women travelers in the “The Saturn Majestic” ship from 2413 who go back in time to 2013 to help a woman named Darima Lorraine Spencer who will give a speech that will change the world, but at the moment in 2013, she is undecided as to what her future should be and how to use her gifts. The show is running till May 5th and look out for my review of it.
*Black Radical Imagination is premiering their film program about black images in media. Here are the places and dates as well as the trailer:
Screening Dates -
Los Angeles – Feb 16th – Papillion Institute of Art
New York – Apr. 26th – MoCADA Museum .Soul of Brooklyn
Chicago – May 19th – Black Cinema House
Houston – TBA
Philly – TBA
San Francisco – Aug 31st – Artists’ Television Access
*Black Tribbles will be presenting the radio broadcast on GTown Radio of OCTAVIA CITY: Original Tales of Afrofuturism w/ Guest Host Gabriel Bryant and Special Guest R.Phillips of The AfroFuturist Affair on April 25th from 8pm-11pm. If you have stories and want to participate, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.