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New And Dangerous Ideas Article Providence Journal Nov 2 , 2017

“New and Dangerous Ideas” premieres Nov. 2 at The Wilbury Theatre Group, distilling writer Christopher Johnson’s thoughts others around criminalizing race and expatriating police. Personal stories weave with spoken-word poetry,…
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New And Dangerous Ideas Tickets And Info

  New and Dangerous Ideas World premiere by Christopher Johnson NOVEMBER 2-18, 2017 Click on the link below for for tickets info: http://thewilburygroup.org/single-tickets--new-and-dangerous-ideas.html
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Christopher Johnson – #PVDPublicCanvas

The poet laureate of the Creative Capital’s grassroots June 2 & 3, 2017 Downtown Providence – site TBA* “Poet-warrior and provocateur, he is a wordsmith, a tinker-thinker and a friend…
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INVISIBLE UPSOUTH, THE JOURNEY CONTINUES

Invisible UpSouth is an original stage work currently playing at the Wilbury Group’s space at the Southside Cultural Center in Providence. The work is the brain-child of Christopher Johnson and…
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COLORBLINDNESS, DIVERSITY AND “POST-RACIAL” RI

Two spoken word poets tackle racial injustice in Invisible UpSouth, a new play commissioned by the Wilbury Theatre Group. February 16, 2016 Casey Nilsson When Christopher Johnson first moved to…
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Seeing The Unseen: Reflecting On The New Works At The Wilbury

This past Saturday I attended a full day of cultural events around the city, all related in some way to race and social justice on both a national, and local…
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CINDERBLOCK STORIES An experimental theater in Providence

Christopher Johnson is telling a story and he's saying it straight. Devoid of flourishes yet not without elegance, the acclaimed spoken word artist blankets an audience with the plain truth…
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Dancing to the Beat of a Hard Subject Heather Hamacek Wednesday, March 9, 2016 – 2:39pm

The Everett Company refers to themselves as intergenerational and multicultural professional artistic company. Their mission is to create a more just world through arts and dance. Headquartered in Providence, R.I.,…
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Dance Magic, Dance Forget about winter and escape

Mary K. Connor March is the perfect month to get out and see what’s going on in Providence – a good time to shake off the winter blahs and get…
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WALKING WHILE BLACK

On May 18, I went out to see a local band in Providence. I used public transportation, had a great evening with friends and left for home around 11pm. The…
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