Wed., 9/19, 7PM
Performance: “Rough Crossings” by Simon Schama (narration) with musician Jason Moran and vocals by Alicia Hall Moran and dance by
Shayla-vie Jenkins. Opening reception on The Gatehouse terrace.
Thurs., 9/20, 7PM
Showing “Zarin” a film directed by Shirin Nashat. Reading and dialogue with Shahrnush Parsipur author of “Women Without Men”. Actress, Elizabeth Van Dyke reading “The Story of the Cannibal Woman” by Maryse Conde. Senegalese dance and music by Ndeye Gueye, Marie Basse, Mariama Basse, Cheik Tairou Mbaye and company.
Fri., 9/21, 7PM
Up South mixer and Sekou Sundiata tribute with poetry performances by Sonia Sanchez, Danny Simmons and Queen Esther.
Sat., 9/22, 10AM–4PM
Up South Youth with Hip-Hop artist Common, Faith Ringgold, Cecil Cross, Lisette Norman and the Just For You series authors.
Sat., 9/22, 3–6PM
On Lyrical Content, a dialogue with Danyel Smith (Vibe Magazine), DJ Akim Bryant, musicians Gordan Chambers and Anthony David. On Representations of Family in Art, a dialogue with Stacey Patton, Phillip Harvey (NatCreole Magazine) and visual artist Jamel Shabazz.
Sat., 9/22, 7PM
Performances by Askia Toure, Abiodun Oyewole (The Last Poets),
Gordon Chambers and Anthony David.
Sun., 9/23, 2–4PM
Book signing Brunch with Tina McElroy Ansa “Taking After Mudear” , Martha Southgate (Essence Magazine) “Third Girl From the Left”, Saidya Hartman “Lose Your Mother” and special guests.
Sun., 9/23, 5PM
Performances and reading by poet Amiri Baraka and jazz ensemble Blue Ark and reggae artist Linton Kwesi Johnson.
Shop on-site at The Up South Festival Store for books, cds, and Up South merchandise. Hue Man Bookstore is the exclusive book vendor for Up South
Harlem Stage Gatehouse
& Aaron Davis Hall/
The City College of New York
Sept. 19, 20, 22
7PM; $30, Students $15 w/ ID
7PM; Suggested donation, RSVP required
10am–4pm; Suggested donation, RSVP required
3–6pm; $15, Students $10 w/ ID
2–4pm; Suggested donation, RSVP required
5pm; $30, Students $15 w/ ID
Official Website: http://www.upsouthinternationalbookfestival.com/
Added by Fumio on September 9, 2007