10 Beautifully Distracting Programs to Look for At the Manifest: Justice Pop-Up Art Space

April 23, 2015 2:13 AM

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The large-scale pop-up art show Manifest:Justice will also be a performance and discussion space about human rights and social justice. As such, it will be chock-full of some amazing art. But in the program spaces, there's much to stop and drop your jaw about as well. Sponsored by Arts for Amnesty and California Endowment, there are over 30 events over the 10 days -- discussions, music, stage, film, workshops. It was an ambitious undertaking that I hope folks will get to check out accidentally or purposely. For the purposeful, here's 10 of them that should not be slept on.

"Rodney King" by Roger Guenveur Smith. This powerful theatrical piece, I have not gotten tired of since Roger jumped it off a couple of years back. One, because it is like a timeless tale, Shakespearean almost, and his acting is so invasive of the characters and story involved. But also because Roge...

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