Jazz Shrines Dialogues Celebrates the Cotton Club
(Published: April 24, 2013)
"Cotton Club in Black & White" and Ann Petry: "The Street: Harlem in the 1940's"
Columbia University Professor Kevin Fellezs discusses segregation in Harlem's world famous jazz club
where African Americans performed but weren't allowed to attend. Harlem novelist Ann Petry wrote of life
in 1940's Harlem. Columbia University Professors Farah Griffin and Patricia Williams discuss Ms. Petry's
impact in the literary world and Harlem.
Monday, May 06, 2013, 5pm
Cowin Theater - Teachers College
525 West 120th Street
Corner of Broadway
Free and open to the public
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Columbia University Center for Jazz Studies