9th annual Dissident Arts Festival in NY August 16

From Dissident Arts:

New York, NY: The 9th annual Dissident Arts Festival, a celebration of revolutionary Free Jazz, New Music, World Sounds and radical Poetry, Performance Art and Film, moves uptown to the celebrated cultural space El Taller Latino Americano as it celebrates its 35th anniversary.

The Dissident Arts Festival serves as a showcase of progressive arts commemorating the rich heritage of movement culture. The 2014 edition encompasses a tapestry of liberation jazz and new sounds including Festival headliner WILL CONNELL and VINCENT CHANCEY’S SADHANA Quartet, THE ANDREA WOLPER PROJECT, THE RED MICROPHONE, BERNARDO PALOMBO, JUAN QUINONEZ’ TRUTH TO POWER!, HARMOLODIC MONK, UPSURGE!, performance artist CRYSTAL SHIPP, poets SANA SHABAZZ and CHRIS BUTTERS, and Festival house band, THE DISSIDENT ARTS ORCHESTRA, performing an improvised score to “BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN” (Sergei Eisenstein, 1926)

The Dissident Arts Festival 2014 is produced by Dissident Arts and the El Taller. Curator/host: John Pietaro.

DATE: Saturday August 16, 6pm – 11pm
SITE: El Taller Latino Americano 2710 Broadway at 104th Street, New York NY, 212-665-9460