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— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

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— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

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SAN JOSE—FIRST FRIDAY: HIP HOP(E), JAZZ & STORYTELLING—PART 3 (BLUE) | DR. JERRY HIURA AWARD RECEPTION

May 3 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm

Free

SAN JOSE—Join the San Jose Museum of Art for the finale of their three-part residency with Francis Experience Quintet. Blending rap, poetry and storytelling, this unique performance series is broken into distinct hues and themes to use various artistic mediums and storytelling as a vehicle to engage and bring together disparate audiences with one shared experience. Projected digital imagery from Illuminate SJ Now! provides an immersive visual backdrop to the performance.

The Francis Experience Quintet includes Jonathan Borca and co-founder Gabby Horlick (drums), and standout musicians Bennett Roth (keys and vocals), Miguel “Frunkyman” Leyva (bass), and Mark Arroyo (guitar) with a special guest appearance by cellist Jill Hirsh.

Featured poet: Tshaka Campbell

Where: San Jose Museum of Art, Wendel Education Center
When: Friday, May 3, 2024 | 6-9 pm | Doors for performance open at 6:45 pm

FREE ADMISSION

For details, see: sjmusart.org/blue

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San Jose Museum of Art
San Jose, United States + Google Map
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