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Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex

Date:
Thu, Sep 10, 2015
Time:
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Venue:
Museum of the African Diaspora
685 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
Phone:
(415) 358-7200
Cost:
Free

Note: This program takes place at MoAD, not at Yerba Buena Gardens.

The Marcus Shelby Quartet presents:
Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex

Marcus Shelby, noted composer, bassist, and bandleader presents a mini-concert and an interactive discussion on the perils of the prison industrial complex, mass incarceration, ending the death penalty, alternative criminal justices practices, and how music can be a creative vehicle to highlight these issues.

The premiere of Marcus Shelby’s “Beyond the Blues: A Prison Oratorio” performed by the Marcus Shelby Orchestra will be presented admission-free on Sunday, September 27 at the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival.

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