Thursday, July 11, 2013
The Harlem Quartet: Take the 'A' Train
The Harlem Quartet, a string quartet, will perform music by Wynton Marsalis, Chick Corea, Billy Strayhorn, Guido Gavilan, and Walter Piston. Join us at 6:30pm for a pre-concert mixer! The Harlem Quartet's mission is to advance diversity in classical music, engaging young and new audiences through the discovery and presentation of varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers.
Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL, claiming that team owners colluded to not hire him as punishment for starting a wave of football players kneeling during the National Anthem in solidarity with those suffering racial injustices. The former quarterback has been a free agent since opting out of his contract in March. Kaepernick's detractors say it's not a case of discrimination as 70% of NFL players are black, but that teams believe they have found somebody else who can do the job better.
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