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Jazz at the Rat featuring Kalamu ya Salaam

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Building: Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC), Der Rathskeller (ground level)
Location: uptown campus

Kalamu ya Salaam, a revered figure in New Orleans’ spoken word and literary communities,  combines poetry with jazz, blues, and other forms of music. In addition to writing several books of poetry, founding the NOMMO Literary Society, and leading local creative writers’ workshops and poetry performance ensembles, Salaam has served as an editor and contributor for a number of respected cultural and music publications.  His work includes the spoken word CD My Story, My Song (AFO Records).

Jazz at the Rat is a series of free, live concerts held on selected Thursday evenings at Der Rathskeller (a.k.a. "The Rat") at Tulane. Curated by Jesse McBride, the series features performances by jazz legends and rising stars, comprising of both visiting artists and outstanding New Orleans-based musicians, accompanied by students and faculty from Tulane's Jazz Studies program.

Presented by the Lagniappe Series of the Newcomb-Tulane College Office of Cocurricular Programs.  For more information, contact 504-865-5728 or donuts@tulane.edu, or visit http://tulane.edu/college/programs/jazz.cfm.

Sponsored by: Newcomb-Tulane CollegeNewcomb Music Department as well as Office of Cocurricular Programs

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

For more information send email to donuts@tulane.edu or by phone 504-865-5728






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