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35 Years Taller: The Dissident Arts Festival

The 9th annual Dissident Arts Festival, a celebration of revolutionary Free Jazz, New Music, World Sounds and radical Poetry, Performance Art and Film, moves uptown to El Taller Latino we celebrate 35 Years. 

The Dissident Arts Festival serves as a showcase of radical arts commemorating the rich heritage of movement culture. The 2014 edition encompasses a tapestry of liberation jazz and new sounds including Festival headliner WILL CONNELL and VINCENT CHANCEY'S SADHANA Quartet, THE ANDREA WOLPER PROJECT, THE RED MICROPHONE, BERNARDO PALOMBO & Friends, TRUTH TO POWER!, HARMOLODIC MONK (celebrating the release of their debut recording), UPSURGE!, performance artist CRYSTAL SHIPP, poets SANA SHABAZZ and CHRIS BUTTERS, and Festival house band, THE DISSIDENT ARTS ORCHESTRA, performing an improvised score to "BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN" (Sergei Eisenstein, 1926) 

The Dissident Arts Festival 2014 is produced by Dissident Arts and El Taller with John Pietaro serving as Curator/host. 

For more information on the festival, please visit their Facebook page.