‘Continuum’ Performance – What’s Going On?: An Exploration of American Protest Music
This engaging program will highlight the music of American social movements with a short presentation by Dr. Jeneve Brooks, associate professor of sociology at Troy University – Dothan Campus, and a moving performance by the Ken Thomas Ensemble in WMA’s Main Gallery.
Brooks will trace the historical connections and mobilizing actions of music during the days of abolition, the civil rights movement, and the anti-war movement of the Vietnam War era. Brooks will present a fascinating look at the intersection of culture and politics followed by a poignant performance of various songs associated with the mentioned movements and a moderated Q&A. You won’t want to miss this night at WMA!
This program will be held in WMA’s Main Gallery.