TheCaseof theThreeSidedDream-event

VENUE: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium

DATE & TIME: Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

ABOUT THE FILM: This film chronicles the life of Rahsaan Roland Kirk, a one of a kind musician, personality, satirist and windmill-slayer who despite being blind, becoming paralyzed, and facing America’s racial injustices – did not relent. His life’s work was making music. Beyond that, he was an outspoken activist who started a political movement to get more exposure for Jazz in America – particularly on TV. At the age of 40, Rahsaan suffered a stroke which left him half paralyzed. Despite this, he continued to tour and play music, with the use of only one hand, literally until the day he died from a second stroke in 1977 after performing at the Indiana University Student Union in Bloomington, Indiana. He was 42 years old.

FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED
For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.

PRESS 
Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to Adenike Olanrewaju at adenikeolanrewaju@nypl.org.

Please note that professional photography and video recordings are prohibited without expressed consent.

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