Time: 6:30 pm
Location: The Apollo Theater (253 W. 125th St., Manhattan)Price: Free, RSVP here
Live Wire looks at the blues and gospel origins of Rock n Roll and the ground breaking female icons and innovators at its heart: Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, and Big Mama Thornton. Tamar-kali leads this conversation which will explore how their legacies reflect the trend of hidden influences in American pop culture. Panelists include Gracie Aghapour, LaRonda Davis and LaFrae Sci.See more free New York City events & things to do on Nifty NYC.
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