Recipe for a Great Evening!
Start with time to view the exhibit Scene in Newark: The Tiny Prince Collection, 2nd floor gallery, Main Library
Then enjoy a reception, with live music by Leo Johnson, longtime Newark-based jazz saxophonist, and renowned bassist Lisle Atkinson, and refreshments in Centennial Hall.
Then time travel back to Newark’s thriving club scene with a Panel Discussion:
● Barbara Thompson, who worked with writer/editor/promoter/publicist Carl “Tiny Prince” Brinson
● Sharpe James, former Mayor of the City of Newark
● Leo Johnson, saxophonist
● members of the Tiny Prince Brinson family
● Moderator: historian and author Guy Sterling
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
6:00 pm Reception with refreshment and live music
6:30 – 7:30 pm Panel Discussion
Centennial Hall, Main Library
5 Washington Street, Newark
Special thanks to Guy Sterling for organizing and moderating this program.
The Tiny Prince Collection is one of many collections documenting the Great Migration and Latino immigration to Newark that are being digitized and made available in the My Newark Story project, made possible by a generous grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.