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Gone Too Soon: The Life and Legacy and Loss of Newark’s Cultural Icons

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Join us in viewing this documentary that examines the contributions of key icons as: Poet/Playwright Amiri Baraka, former WBGO Jazz-88 President/CEO Cephas Bowles, Historians Charles Cummings and Dr. Robert Curvin, Artist Jerry Grant, Actor/Director/Arts Administrator Rodney Gilbert, Poet Breya “Blkbrry Molassez” Knight, Artist Russell A. Murray, Theater Producer Kabu Okai-Davies, Historian Dr. Clement Alexander Price, and Educator/Poet Halim Suliman.

The film screening will be followed by a conversation and Q&A with Director/Producer and Rutgers alumna Celeste A. Bateman.


Saturday, April 23, 2022

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Ticket Prices

Free limited capacity


Rutgers Cinema
105 Joyce Kilmer Ave
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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