Media Arts Program
 

Friday, November 17, 2006

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
Just Buffalo Literary Center

Arthur Taylor

Dues Don't Stop the Blues

Presented at:
Hallwalls

Video screening & poetry reading

In Arthur Taylor's video Dues Don't Stop the Blues, representatives of three generations of African-American men confront each other in a dramatic clash over the shifting values and meanings of their respective generations' emblematic musical forms, musical figures, and politics. Dues offers fresh insights into evolving notions of African American male identity as reflected in popular music. Writer/director Taylor will also read from his poetry.