Screening August 18 at JACK, The Price of Memory follows a group of Jamaican Rastafarians as they petition the British Crown for reparations.
A Festival Explodes Expectations of Queer Dance at JACK
The EXPLODE! queer dance festival runs June 22 to 24 and gathers a range of styles and sensibilities, from Irish step dancing to drag.
Making Art in Apocalyptic Times
An event at JACK presented five performances dealing with what it means to make art in an age of crisis.
Early Anti-Lynching Plays, Read in Light of Ferguson
Just two days before the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) released its report “Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror,” I sat in the audience at JACK in Brooklyn for a reading of playwright Mary P. Burrill’s 1919 anti-lynching play Aftermath.