Outta Sight: Black Listening in Performance

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Image of event flyer based on Artwork by Nettrice Gaskins, Algorhythmic Reverie, 2022, with the words outta sight written in gold letters above a black, gold and white speaker, same speaker on the other side of the image, a picture of a blue woman with hair styled in a top knot, against a gold and blue background

Artwork by Nettrice Gaskins, Algorhythmic Reverie, 2022.

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