Matt Jenson and the Liquid Revolution with Frances Moore Lappé in CONCERT (5/17 + 18)
World-renowned progressive author and social philosopher Frances Moore Lappé (Diet for a Small Planet) meets musician Matt Jenson (Rebel Tumbao, Berklee College of Music faculty) for two nights of insightful and soul awakening responses to the pressing social, political, economic, and environmental issues of our times.
The Liquid Revolution reggae band will perform songs from their new album Dragonfly Taxi, while opening up musical spaces throughout each set for Frances to recite from her latest book, "EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think to Create the World We Want."
Join Frances, Matt and the Small Planet Institute crew in celebrating the paperback release of Frances' latest book EcoMind and the release of the EcoMind inspired single "Believing is Seeing."
Books and CD's will be available for purchase (cash or check only) and all proceeds will go to the Small Planet Institute.
ABOUT FRANCES and MATT:
Frances Moore Lappé (www.smallplanet.org) is the author of 18 books including the 3-million copy Diet for a Small Planetthat challenge conventional thinking on world hunger, the environment, and democracy itself. Gourmet magazine named Lappé as one of 25 people, along with Thomas Jefferson, Upton Sinclair and Julia Child, who have changed the way America eats. She is a winner of the Right Livelihood Award, often called the Alternative Nobel. Lappé has cofounded three national organizations, including the Oakland-based Food First. With her daughter Anna Lappé, she now leads the Small Planet Institute in Cambridge, MA.. Frances has written for and appeared on many nationally known news outlets, talk shows, radio programs and is an inspiring orator.
Matt Jenson (www.mattjenson.com) is a multi/culti/genre keyboardist, singer and writer with unbridled passion to positively transform harmful mindsets and societal structures. His music is committed to deep, danceable groove (mostly in reggae and Afro-Cuban styles), while his lyrics range from the deeply socio-political, to ecstatic expressions of love and spirituality, to simple stories of every day life and lessons to be learned from them. He is also an associate professor of piano at the Berklee College of Music where, amongst his other teaching duties, he is well-known for his smash hit class, "The Music and Life of Bob Marley."
Davis Square Theater (View)
255 Elm St.
Somerville, MA 02144
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|