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‘Their Eyes Were Watching God’ Interpreted Through Music and Readings

Monday July 15 2024 • 3:21am - 3:21am ET


To mark the 75th anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston’s novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, The Greene Space transformed into a Harlem Renaissance-style salon with live music and readings.

Award-winning actor and poet, Carl Hancock Rux and and award-winning actress, writer and director, Patrice Johnson read excerpts from Zora Neale Hurston’s writing. Singers Toshi Reagon, Nona Hendryx, Martha Redbone, Marcelle Lashley and KimberlyNichole performed blues and soul music for a sold out crowd.

Nona Hendryx debuted her song “Foot Prints in the Sky”, which was inspired by Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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