Coming to the ISSUE Project Room

From New York’s ISSUE Project Room:

FRI, DECEMBER 19 – 7PM
This Land is…
FREE
An emergency public meeting hosted by sound adventurer Matana Roberts features the voices of concerned NYC artists on the grand jury verdict of Eric Garner. This is an opportunity for open dialogue in the arts community around problems of policing in urban space.

Featuring speakers Matana Roberts, Melvin Gibbs, Latasha Diggs, Camonghne Felix, Christopher Stackhouse, Tessa Lena, Henry Grimes, Laura Hanna, Ras Moshe, and more.

SAT, DECEMBER 20 – 8PM
Peter Evans
FREE / $10 SUGGESTED
Raw and inventive trumpeter Peter Evans closes his residency with a solo performance. Improvisation is used as a method of pressurizing and slowly refining materials from concert to concert; a process of using the known as a catapult to the unknown that is a central focus of Evans’ residency and work at large.