BRYONN BAIN'S LYRICS FROM LOCKDOWN AT MILLER THEATER ON NOV 20TH AT 6:30

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Join the Center for Justice at Columbia University and our community and university partners for a performance of Bryonn Bain's Lyrics from Lockdown at Miller Theater on Nov 20th at 6:30,

This this unbelievably true story begins when Columbia’s own hip hop theater innovator and spoken word champion, Bryonn Bain, is wrongly imprisoned in NYC jails — while studying law at Harvard. Weaving together the voices of over 40 characters into a one-man tour de force. Lyrics From Lockdown, executive produced by Gina and Harry Belafonte, has received extraordinary reviews from across the world. A groundbreaking multimedia production, this critically acclaimed show uses a live band and video DJ, fusing hip hop, theater, spoken word poetry, rhythm and blues, calypso and classical music, to tell a provocative story exposing racial profiling and wrongful incarceration in a nation imprisoning more people than any other in the world. The show will be followed by a discussion inspired by Harry Belafonte about arts and activism in the era of mass incarceration with Bryonn Bain, Academy Award Nominee and School of the Arts Professor, Jamal Joseph and Asha Rosa, CC '15 and Organizer with Students Against Mass Incarceration and the Black Youth Project 100.

November 20th, 2014 - 6:30pm
Miller Theatre at Columbia University
2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

To purchase tickets please visit http://www.millertheatre.com/events/lyrics-from-lockdown