Black History Month Music and Dance Showcase

Monday 21 October 2013 1.00pm - Tuesday 22 October 2013 10.00pm
Venue: The Egg, University of Salford at MediaCityUK, Salford, M50 2HE
Event Type: Arts; Music
Tom Attah
Tom Attah

As part of the University’s series of events supporting this year’s Black History Month, Salford’s School of Arts and Media will, present a one hour lunchtime showcase featuring music and dance by students and graduates.

This takes place on Monday 21st October and is repeated on Tuesday 22nd October and celebrates the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King’s march on Washington and his ‘I have a dream’ speech.

On Tuesday evening commencing at 6.00pm, there will also be a fabulous evening of bands, ensembles and dance, reflecting the diverse population of the UK.

Lunchtime performances 21 and 22 October 2013 

1.00pm -2.00pm

Admission Free

Evening event Tuesday 22nd October only

6.00pm – 10pm

Admission Free

Monday 21st October

1.00pm Alice Gasson (Period Music)

1.20pm Joe Lau (dance piece)

1.40pm Christie tiles (Martin Luther King Speech)

1.50pm Alice Gasson (period music)

Tuesday 22nd October

1.00pm Alice Gasson (Period Music)

1.20pm Joe Lau (dance piece)

1.40pm Christie tiles (Martin Luther King Speech)

1.50pm Alice Gasson (period music)

EVENING EVENT Running Order

6 - 7pm                        Cesca Evans (singer)

7 - 7.30pm                   Jamal and Joe Lau (dance piece)

7.30pm                        Capoeria

8.15pm                        Rap artists

9.00pm                        Holly/John (Alumni Students)

9.30pm                        Tom Attah (Blues group)

Screen                         Woodstax  played on Christie tiles throughout but without sound

10.00pm                      End

Contact telephone number: 0161 295 2261

Email Address r.qureshi@salford.ac.uk

On 16 October the University will also be holding a special documentary screening and debate to mark the Month. More details here: http://www.salford.ac.uk/news/black-history-month-colloquium-on-prejudice-and-discrimination