Sat, Nov 20 | Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Conversation & Crank exclusive with Rare Essence

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Conversation & Crank exclusive with Rare Essence

Time & Location

Nov 20, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

About the Event

Conversation & Crank exclusive with "Go-Go's Next Chapter with a powerful panel discussion followed by historic performance by Rare Essence.

About this event

3 p.m. Sat. Nov. 20. GO-GO’S NEXT CHAPTER. Advocates and artists discuss how to continue the momentum since making go-go “official,” providing pandemic relief to musicians, and getting a category of the Grammys, followed by a live performance by RARE ESSENCE.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library auditorium, 901 G Street NW. *Limited in-person seats available. RSVP visit www.gogomuseumcafe.com

Moderator: Charles C. Stephenson Jr., Co-author of The Beat. Founding manager of EU.

PANELISTS:

Kenyan McDuffie Ward 5 Councilmember and sponsor of the Go-Go Official Music Designation Act of 2019 and the $3 million “Go-Go Stimulus.”

Shanel O. Anthony Board of Trustees, District of Columbia Public Library, Ward 4 resident.

Cora Masters Barry District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities, founder Recreation Wish List Committee, Ward 8 resident.

Edward M. Jones Vice President, Association of Black Foundation Executives, Ward 5 resident.

Kokayi Grammy-nominated improvisational vocalist, author, curator of BeatsnBeans, Recording Academy member, Ward 7 resident.

7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21. THROWBACK VIDEO LIVESTREAM: THE 2008 GO-GO AWARDS.

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