Tuesday, January 20, 2015

'Brer Rabbit The Opera: A Funky Meditation on Gentrification' in Brooklyn

Image by LaRonda Davis, courtesy of BRIC
BRIC is taking a look at gentrification in Brooklyn:

Brer Rabbit The Opera: A Funky Meditation on Gentrification looks at the isssue through the lens of black folklore hero Brer Rabbit.

Plot: The story of a black middle-aged professional "at the tipping point in his battle to claim the American dream," moves into a "notoriously dangerous black neighborhood, at the tipping point in its battle with gentrification."

Performances: Thursday and Friday, Jan. 22 and 23, at 8 p.m.

Brer Rabbit The Opera is part of the Brooklyn In Transition series of events taking place at BRIC House in January.

Relared event: Brooklyn for Sale: The Price of Gentrification, A Community Town Hall
January 28, 7 - 9 p.m.
BRIC House Ballroom

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