IlluminArts at the Lowe Art Museum:

The Dandy Lion Roars

IlluminArts at the Lowe Art Museum

The Dandy Lion Roars

March 27, 2017

IlluminArts, presented an afternoon of songs celebrating the politically and socially illuminating photography exhibition, Dandy Lion: {Re} Articulating Black Masculine Identity at the Lowe Art Museum. An unforgettable exploration of how the dandy phenomenon in black society is helping to “defy stereotypes and monolithic understandings of masculinity” through clothing and style. Featuring acclaimed baritones Kenneth Overton and Jorell Williams, accompanied by renowned pianist James Davis, Jr., director of music at Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City, this performance showcased classical art song and spirituals by African American composers and poets.