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Artists in Residence – Word Becomes Flesh

Northeastern Center for the Arts and Partners To Explore Performance, Music, and Identity in Events Across Boston September 23 – 28 Public Performance of Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s Word Becomes Flesh Caps Week-long Lineup 

Featured Guests: Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Mark Anthony Neal, B. Yung. Advance interviews and photos available on request.

Boston, MA – Northeastern Center for the Arts, Northeastern University’s interdisciplinary arts center, next week will bring together leading American artists and commentators with community and arts organizations across Boston. Through a week-long lineup of performances, events, and workshops across the city, the Center will initiate a conversation about performance, music, race, and gender.

Two public events–a forum on Hip Hop in the Age of Obama, featuring Duke University professor and Huffington Post Black Voices commentator Mark Anthony Neal, and a performance of Mark Bamuthi Joseph’s Word Becomes Flesh–invite Northeastern’s community neighbors and the public at large to join the conversation.

The Center also will host a residency with the cast of Word Becomes Flesh throughout the week. The show’s five performing artists–including B. Yung, an artist featured in the Russell Simmons documentary Brave New Voices–will be conducting workshops and master classes on campus and at area arts non-profits, including Boston Arts Academy in the Fenway, Project Hip Hop in Roxbury, and Artists for Humanity in South Boston.

The Center has created a discount code for neighbors of the Northeastern University campus to purchase tickets to the performance of Word Becomes Flesh for only $5.00.

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