Afternoon Jam Session

Are you woke? The Afternoon Jam Session brings together some of the nation’s leading young poets, Jookin’ innovator Lil Buck, writer/activist Yosimar Reyes, and more special guests for a spirited hour of cross-disciplinary performance, collaboration, and discussion. Lyrical, musical, and physical acrobatics will introduce ideas and issues central to this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival — from truth and identity to making it in the America we know. This session is led by dancer turned director Damian Woetzel.

Festival: Aspen Ideas 2017

Watch and Listen: Arts

There’s Santa Claus, Shakespeare, Mickey Mouse, the Bible, and then there’s…. Star Wars. In his fun but especially... See more
Debating immigration is a perennial favorite in presidential elections, perhaps never more so than in 2016, when border... See more
THIS EVENT IS NOT OPEN TO ADULTS OVER 21 YEARS OF AGE. We’ve selected some of the brightest minds on the Ideas Festival... See more
Is America turning its back on the humanities? The evidence seems real when we see declining enrollments in the... See more
Whether it is #BlackLivesMatter and #OscarsSoWhite today, or whether it was All in the Family and Ms. Magazine in the... See more

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