Recast | Toshi Reagon on Parable of the Sower: Saturday, Feb. 20, 1-3pm

From: “Saliba, Therese” <>
Date: Monday, February 1, 2021 at 3:46

Toshi Reagon on Parable of the Sower
Saturday, February 20, 1-3pm
February 1, 2021   Dear Community, Happy Black History Month! We invite you to join Evergreen-Tacoma, the Climate Justice & Resilience Lecture Series, and Inclusive Excellence & Student Success for this exciting Unsoeld Lecture with celebrated musician and artist, Toshi Reagon. Some programs and divisions are reading Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower, which is available through the Evergreen Library as an e-book. As we honor, learn from, and celebrate Black lives and African American culture, we’re also collaborating on weekly Black History programming—stay tuned for more details.   In solidarity and community,  Therese Saliba
Interim Vice President for Inclusive Excellence and Student Success    
Evergreen’s Unsoeld Lecture presents Toshi Reagon on Parable of the Sower Saturday, February 20

1–3 pm Free & Open to the Public
Zoom link announced the week before the event   TOSHI REAGON is a talented and versatile singer, composer, and musician with a profound ear for sonic Americana—from folk to funk, from blues to rock. She has performed in venues from Carnegie Hall and the Paris Opera House to music festivals and local clubs, and collaborated with many well-known artists. Toshi will be performing excerpts from the opera Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of he Sower, which she created with her mother Bernice Johnson Reagon. She will also discuss the role of the artist in times of crisis, including the pandemic, the climate crisis, and the ongoing struggle for racial and social justice. The event is hosted by Evergreen—Tacoma and moderated by Dean Marcia Tate Arunga. This program is a collaboration between Evergreen’s Climate Justice & Resilience Series, Evergreen—Tacoma, and Inclusive Excellence & Student Success, with thanks to donors to the Willi Unsoeld Seminar Fund at The Evergreen State College Foundation.    

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