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      Songs of Revolution, part of the Spirit & Place Festival in Indianapolis

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      November 2, 2019

      Saturday   6:00 PM

      1125 Spruce Street
      Indianapolis, Indiana 46203

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      Songs of Revolution, part of the Spirit & Place Festival

      Music and revolution have a long history together. Join us as we sing together to explore this history and examine how “songs of revolution” have changed over time. Featured artists and presenters include Indy Justice Choir, David Anderson Hooker, Spiritual Gangsters, Edison School for the Arts, Douglas Peach, and Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters.Beginning with Negro spirituals and moving along to music from the Civil Rights Movement and ending with hip-hop, this event mixes group singing, performances, and short historical presentations. We’ll explore everything from the revolutionary acts of defiance by enslaved men and women singing songs of justice to how artists in rural South Carolina are using hip-hop to combat gentrification and displacement. Join us as there will be plenty of opportunities for community singing and introductions to some of Indy’s top musical talent.   Doors open 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. We will begin with some social time and light snacks from 6 to 6:30 pm with the activities beginning at 6:30 pm.  PRESENTED BY  All317HipHop, Indy Justice Choir, and The Church Within ABOUT SPIRIT & PLACE The Spirit & Place Festival (Nov. 1 - 10) celebrates the powerful role the arts, humanities, and religion plan in community life. Spirit & Place is a legacy project of The Polis Center and part of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. Learn more and check out other festival events at  FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Limited parking in church parking lot and along the street. You are also encouraged to check IndyGo bus schedules at How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No.  

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