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JH: Mechanics of a Legend

When: Thu., April 2, 8 p.m. 2015

Using the language of mechanics, century old ballads & primary historical records to explore the legend of John Henry. A group of local artists join forces w/ Anya Martin of Hiawatha Project to measure the myth, the man & the machine, revealing a poetic & dangerous truth inside the machinations of history, rooted in the economics of slavery.

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