ZYNC TV NEW YORK LINKZ in association with Street Hype newspaper presents the 2nd Annual Community Forum “Bob Marley: Saint, Sinner or Hero?”
Moderated by Pat McKay of Sirius XM Radio
MoCADA (Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Arts)
80 Hanson Place, Fort Greene, Brooklyn
(corner of South Portland St.)
February 6th, 2009
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Open to the Public and FREE with RSVP
Rsvp @ [email protected] or call 917.535.6738
ZYNC TV NEW YORK LINKZ in association with Street Hype newspaper is set to host a panel discussion, “Bob Marley: Saint, Sinner or Hero?,” to examine the resurgent call and criteria for Bob Marley be named a National Hero in Jamaica and his impact as a cultural icon at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, February 6th, 2009 at MoCADA (Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Arts), 80 Hanson Place, Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The event will also feature performances that include spoken word and live music honoring the late Hon. Robert Nesta Marley, O.M. and his contribution to world music.
Produced by ZYNC TV and under the patronage of the Office of the Consul General of Jamaica to New York, panelists include :
Patrick Maitland, publisher of Street Hype newspaper, professor Vivien Goldman, author of The Book of Exodus: The Making and Meaning of Bob Marley and the Wailers’ Album of the Century, Terry Wilson, executive producer and host of the Midnight Ravers radio program on WBAI, Isaac Fergusson, journalist/writer, Carlyle McKetty, publisher of Kuji Magazine and founder of the Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music, and Falana Fray, political/music writer and activist who is spearheading an online petition campaign to have Bob Marley instiututed as a National Hero in Jamaica. The discussion will be moderated by Pat McKay of Sirius XM radio.
Performance artists include Keishera, Ky-Enie, Keisha Martin, Andrew Mac, Josh David, Ras Atiba, Khalilah and Dilcia, who will present works dedicated to the legendary Bob Marley.
The event is ZYNC TV’s 2nd annual community forum. It is free and open to the pubic. RSVP today at [email protected] or contact Eion Saunders at 917.535.6738.