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Race and Song: A Musical Conversation

On Wednesday, July 31 at 1 PM at Brookline Senior Center, join us for this very special and important event. Race and Song was born in 2020 out of a deep bond and nearly 30-year friendship between veteran musicians and storytelling troubadours Reggie Harris and Alastair Moock. Together in musical conversation, the two explore complex issues of race, class, gender, and history, framing their lived experiences through music for a program that’s as entertaining as it is educational. One of Alastair and Reggie’s greatest strengths as a duo is their ability to meet audiences where they are, adapting their conversation and musical repertoire for a wide range of ages and experiences.

For adults who want to deepen their understanding of antiracism and get more comfortable talking about difficult subjects, Race and Song is an invitation to listen, learn, and engage. Reggie and Alastair have performed together at theaters, arts centers, houses of worship, libraries, senior centers, and universities nationwide, modeling what productive interracial conversations about race can look like while swapping tunes and inviting audience participation in a welcoming and non-judgmental atmosphere.

This program is generously co-sponsored by The Brookline Senior Center, The Brookline Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Community Relations, Hebrew SeniorLife | Center Communities of Brookline, Goddard House Assisted Living & Memory Support, The Public Library of Brookline, The Brookline Department of Public Health and Human Services, and BrooklineCAN.

Please register at 617-730-2770!

This event is generously sponsored by the Brookline Library Foundation.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2024

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm



Need aids or accommodations? Email our administration team or give us a call at 617-730-2360 for more information.

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