Virtual Program | Creativity Behind Bars: Self-Expression and Transformation Inside
Programs that bring arts and the humanities to prisons change lives. Creating music, theater, writing, and dance brings joy, builds resilience, and anchors incarcerated men and women to their humanity.
Join us for an evening of first-hand experiences from members of two organizations dedicated to creative expression behind bars: Rehabilitation Through The Arts (RTA) and The Kite. Hear from artist, activist and RTA alumni Kenyatta Emmanuel, who’s shared his music in Sing Sing and Carnegie Hall; Charles Moore, the first Rehabilitation Through the Arts alumni to be hired to work full time for the organization; The Kite founder and director Gigi Blanchard, whose own time in the prison system inspires her work; and others. Readings, dance, and music are interspersed with the discussion.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Virtual Program via Zoom Webinar
- Free Free
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