Event: The Muse of Urban Delirium book release
The Wilson Center is holding a release party for Blair Ruble's new collection of essays,
The Muse of Urban Delirium; How the Performing Arts Paradoxically Transform Conflict-Ridden Cities into Centers of Cultural Innovation.
The collection of essays "seeks answers to the challenges of urban diversity, conflict and creativity by examining the emergence of musical and theatrical originality-to include opera, dance, theater and music-in a series of specific cities at particular times." The program will feature three speakers; the author, Director of the Urban Sustainability Laboratory and Senior Advisor for the Kennan Institute Blair Ruble
(also Senior Technical Advisor to IHC Global)
; Associate Professor of History and African American Studies and Affiliated Professor of Performing Arts at Georgetown University Maurice Jackso
Director of The Trust for Mutual Understanding Barbara Lanciers and a special musical performance by D.C. Legendary Musicians Band with David Akers.
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Woodrow Wilson Center, 6th Floor
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004
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