Apollo Theater

The Gathering: A Collective Sonic Ring Shout

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Soundstage at the Apollo: New Black Fest – Playwrights in Conversation

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Resistance and Healing: Engaging the Ring Shout

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To: 2022-04-24 4:0 PM

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Resistance And Healing: Engaging The Ring Shout • Morningside Area Alliance
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Resistance and Healing: Engaging the Ring Shout

First practiced by enslaved Africans in the Caribbean and in the United States, a Shout (or Ring Shout) is an ecstatic, transcendent ritual in which worshipers move in a circle while stomping, shuffling, and clapping to open a space to collectively grieve, awaken joy as a source of liberation, and find love as a form of resistance.

Explore the historic origins and significance of the Ring Shout with a panel of experts and the creative team members from The Gathering, and then move outside to participate in the storied ritual. This program will be taking place on the Apollo’s Soundstage.

Date

Apr 24 2022
Expired!

Time

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Formats (virtual, in person, hybrid)

In-Person

Venue

Apollo Theatre
253 West 125th Street
Category

Organizer

Apollo Theater
Phone
(212) 531-5300
Website
https://www.apollotheater.org/