When: Wed., Feb. 13, 7-10 p.m. 2019
Detroit bluesman and Kresge Arts Fellow Reverend Robert Jones will perform a live solo set prior to a screening of Sam Pollard’s 2016 documentary Two Trains Runnin’, narrated by Common and featuring the music of Gary Clark, Jr. The film the search for two forgotten blues singers (Son House & Skip James) set in Mississippi during the height of the civil rights movement. Named one of the best documentaries of 2017 by Rolling Stone magazine, Two Trains Runnin' was also honored with a Grammy nomination for Best Music Film.
Price: Free with reservation