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Date:
May 22, 2020 - June 4, 2020
Time:
All Day
Address:
Normal Theater
209 W North St

Normal, IL 61761
Cost:
$12 to view online, with $2 from each ticket donated to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation
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Up From the Streets - New Orleans: City of Music

Friday, May 22, 2020

Four-time Grammy winner Terence Blanchard serves as executive producer, music director and host for this new documentary exploring the intersection of music and culture in New Orleans. The film features personal reflections from New Orleans' most impactful musicians including Terence Blanchard, Harry Connick, Jr, Wynton Marsalis, Mannie Fresh, Dr. Michael White, and commentary by national and international musicians along with archival and newly filmed performances by iconic artists such as Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, Allen Toussaint and The Neville Brothers. NR / 104 min. On Tuesday, May 26 at 8pm Central Time, audiences are invited to a live Q&A featuring Terence Blanchard, director Michael Murphy, and Ben Jaffe, Creative Director of Preservation Hall and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Ben's parents founded the Hall, and he has carried on their vision proudly and well.