Vision Festival 2009

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This year’s Vision Festival is announced!

Vision Festival XIV !

JUNE 9TH THROUGH 15TH

ABRONS ART CENTER @ The Henry St. Settlement & The ANGEL ORENSANZ FOUNDATION

Featuring performances by
Marshall Allen & the Sun Ra Arkestra ·
Fred Anderson · Billy Bang · Rob Brown · Roy Campbell · Ernest Dawkins · Douglas Ewart · Charles Gayle · Milford Graves · William Hooker · Jason Kao Hwang · Kidd Jordan · Joe McPhee · Butch Morris conduction · Joe Morris · Ras Moshe · Sunny Murray · Zim Nggawana · William Parker · Michelle Rosewoman · Matthew Shipp · Lisa Sokolov · David S Ware

Vision Festival XIV will present more than 50 events, including music and dance performances, poetry readings, film screenings, visual art projections and a beautiful site-specific installation by Jorgo Schäfer, all on two stages. Arts For Art will be hosting three panel discussions, open to the public, which will serve to engage dialogue on pertinent issues in today’s music industry and community.

This year’s festival will honor the lifetime achievement of Philadelphia jazz legend, Marshall Allen, leader of the Sun Ra Arkestra, with a full night of performances on Wednesday, June 10th.

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