Bob Marley Day
Celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month with music, Caribbean food, film, and talks honoring reggae legend Bob Marley. Start the day by meeting Center Stage cast members from the musical Marley. The work is a world premiere by Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah. Set in London, the musical tells of Marley's self-imposed exile of nearly two years in the U.K. after an assassination attempt on his life in 1976. Meet the man behind the work, Kwei-Armah, as he speaks about the musical's genesis. Center Stage tickets to Marley will be raffled at Kwame Kwei-Armah’s talk. Audience Q&A to follow. Complete the day by jamming to Marley’s music with live reggae band, Strykers Posse, and catch documentaries about the life of this artist and activist. Caribbean food available for purchase in the museum cafe'.
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12pm Meet and Greet with the cast of the musical Marley, now playing at Center Stage. Includes audience Q & A.
12-4pm Caribbean food available for purchase in the museum cafe'. Make a beaded bracelet with artist Megan Lewis.
1pm Artist Talk with Director of Marley, Kwame Kwei-Armah. Register to win a pair of tickets to the musical Marley
2pm Live reggae music by Strykers Posse
3pm Documentary screening about the life of Bob Marley