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: 2017

Watch and Listen: Arts

For more than three decades, artist Carrie Mae Weems has created a body of work — including photographs, fabric, text,... See more
Stuart Weitzman is one of America’s most famous shoe designers, known for outfitting countless celebrities (think... See more
How do the arts of poetry, painting, journalism, fashion, architecture, television foster social justice? See more
Acoustics, intimacy, clarity: One could argue that how and where we listen to music is as important to the experience... See more
Despite discussion of work-life balance, work is not something separate from our life, but integral to it. Good work is... See more
Music exists in every human culture and drives a multibillion-dollar industry, and yet the vast majority of people who... See more

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