By Us. For Everyone.
Re-Imagine: A new Social Justice Series at B Street that amplifies the voices of black artists and other peoples of color. Our vision is to host theatrical experiences “By Us. For EVERYONE.” to share the voices of those who have been unheard for far too long. You can catch compelling performances via Zoom highlighting Sacramento’s most talented artists of color alongside their peers from across the nation. Join us throughout the 2020 year for play readings, poetry, music and so much more on Tuesdays @ 7pm!
August 11 – BASI VIBE
BASI VIBE doesn’t just create music, he creates a feeling, a whole mood with his masterful storytelling via musical composition
BASI VIBE is an independent Neo-Soul / R&B artist that draws most of his inspiration from his culture-rich hometown, Sacramento. With a smooth voice to deliver his infectious words, one can be easily charmed by what his mind has to say. Upbeat or slow, BASI emits the essence of soul.
August 18 – Virtual Reading of Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP
by Katori Hall
A gripping reimagination of events the night before the assassination of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On April 3, 1968, after delivering one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retires to his room at the Lorraine Motel while a storm rages outside. When a mysterious stranger arrives with some surprising news, King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.
August 4 – A Celebration Highlighting Sacramento Black Theatre
Jazz A – Z with Harley White Jr.: this week B is for Billie.
Tribute to Lisa Lacy (founder of Images Theatre Company), Celebration Arts, Sons And Ancestors, S/BAD and more.
Brendan Jackson – Dancer/Choreographer
Harley White – Pulitzer Prize nominated musician and composer
Reign Morton – Singer, Actor and activist
Sené Goss – Musician and model
Tory Scroggins – Actor
July 28 – Storytell(Her)s: Black Female voices amplified!
Danielle Moné Truitt
July 21 – Music. Poetry. Art. Inspiration.
Harley White- Musician (Jazz From A-Z)
Noah Hayes- Poet
Sol Development- Music Group
Austin Ashford- Actor Poet Musician
Nicole Clay- Poet
July 14 – “this is how it happened”
a play by Anthony D’juan
It’s not what happened. It’s HOW it happened
Officer James “Jay” Shultz killed an unarmed Black man and the city is in an outrage. In the immediate aftermath his job and his friendships are in peril. And when we meet the spin doctor assigned to him, the truth is also in peril.
Age rec: 15 years and older
About the Playwright of “this is how it happened”
Anthony D’Juan is a Sacramento based writer/director who has been active since 1996. His writing credits for the stage include The Irony Effect, MEN IN RIFFS, theory of the dream, Safe At Home: The Jackie Robinson Story, Keeping the Dream Alive, Suburban Snow Fall, And the Dream Goes On!, Night Jobs for Men, Bailey, Potential Literature, Negro Folklore, Who We Are and the acclaimed one-woman show 3: BLACK GIRL BLUES.
He is also the author of the novels Deconstructed and Arranged Failure.