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  • May 15 | Toshi Reagon: Songs for the Journey

    Toshi Reagon is the creator of the congregational opera based on Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents, and in this event she invites audiences to sing along in a Freedom Song Rehearsal that explores resilience, hope, and the unyielding human spirit reverberating through the music.

    This is a transformative journey where music becomes a catalyst for personal growth and social awareness, and dissolves barriers between performer and audience.

  • May 21 | Toshi Reagon: The Parable Path: Walking in the Footsteps of Octavia E. Butler

    Toshi Reagon looks into the first year of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable series, which depicts a dystopian U.S. beginning in the summer of 2024.

    In this intimate experience, diverse voices explore Butler’s visionary works while musical performances discuss themes of climate change, urban resilience, and the importance of community in the face of adversity. 

    Through active participation and collective dialogue, attendees discover the tools and creativity needed to forge a brighter path forward.

  • May 28 | Get Lit May Book Club with Lisa Ko

    The story follows three friends in New York from the 1980s through 2040 as their hopes, dreams, and ambitions change alongside the city.