Events

  • Date:
    Fri, 21 Feb 2014
    Location:
    Hotel @ The Lafayette - 381 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203.
  • Date:
    Thu, 07 Feb 2013 to Sun, 12 May 2013
    Location:
    Various

    Oliver Hardt's documentary on the influence of African spirituality in American culture, featuring Ishmael Reed.
    Upcoming Screenings:

    Filmforum Höchst, Frankfurt, Germany – Feb. 7-12
    New Voices in Black Cinema, Brooklyn, NY – Feb. 16, BAM
    Black World Cinema, Chicago, Il – March 6 and 7
    iRep Festival, Lagos, Nigeria – March 22-25
    Our Image Film and Arts Festival, Houston, TX – April 5
    Planete Doc, Warsaw, Poland – May 10-19

  • Date:
    Mon, 01 Apr 2013 to Tue, 30 Apr 2013
    Location:
    Chattanooga State Community College

    Chattanooga, Tennessee. April. Exact dates TBA.

  • Date:
    Thu, 24 Jan 2013 to Fri, 25 Jan 2013
    Location:
    Temple University

    A conversation with Toni Morrison and Ishmael Reed, moderated by Quincy Troupe. February 24.  Followed by a reading sponsored by African American Studies on February 25.

  • Date:
    Mon, 21 Jan 2013 to Wed, 23 Jan 2013
    Location:
    San Francisco Jazz Center, at Franklin and Fell

    The new building features a Green Room wall mural of Ishmael Reed’s poem, “When I Die I Will Go to Jazz,” to be unveiled Friday, January 18; Official grand opening January 21; Opening Night hosted by Bill Cosby January 23.

  • Date:
    Mon, 08 Oct 2012
    Location:
    Kimmel Center of New York University, 60 Washington Square South, room 914, New York, NY

    Join Ishmael Reed, Tara Betts, Will Calhoun, William Melvin Kelly, Sarah Schweig and Idrissa Simmonds for the Fall 2012 launch of BLACK RENAISSANCE NOIRE, presented in conjunction with The Institute of African American Affairs, for an evening of readings on Friday, October 19th, from 7:00pm - 9:00pm. The readings and reception will be held at the Kimmel Center of New York University, 60 Washington Square South, room 914, New York, NY. Free and open to the public with limited space.

  • Date:
    Wed, 31 Oct 2012 to Sun, 11 Nov 2012
    Location:
    Beijing Normal University

    Details to come.

  • Date:
    Fri, 12 Oct 2012 to Sat, 13 Oct 2012
    Location:
    Montreal, Canada

    Baraka Books is organizing events to celebrate the publication of Reed's most recent essay collection, Going Too Far. Details to come.

  • Date:
    Mon, 17 Sep 2012 to Fri, 21 Sep 2012
    Location:
    Jerusalem, Israel

    Details to come.

  • Date:
    Sun, 26 Aug 2012
    Location:
    Cagliari, Italy

    Conjure Project, the 33 year old collaboration based around Ishmael Reed's writing, produced by Kip Hanrahan, will assemble again in Cagliari, Italy.

    Includes Ishmael Reed (voice) with musicians David Murray (sax), Yosvany Terry (sax, voice, checkere), Chris Thomas King (voice, guitar), Fernando Saunders (voice, bass), Anthony Cox (bass), Robby Ameen (drums), Horacio El Negro Hernandez (drums), Luisito Quintero (congas), Brandon Ross (guitar, voice), John Beasley (piano), and Kip Hanrahan (musical director).

    http://www.santannarresijazz.it/

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