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Our Story to Tell: Book Launch & Exhibition

February 09 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Billie Holiday Theatre - 1368 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States

The Billie Holiday Theatre presents

Our Story To Tell

Book Launch · Conversation · Exhibiton
February 9 · Doors open at 6pm

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Our Open Casket to the World is a 200-page hardcover publication capturing the making of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ Mural in Bed-Stuy. Featuring over 300 photos and commentary exploring a community’s resolve to find healing and justice amid a nation in crisis.

7PM: An in depth conversation of the beauty and pain that came out of the Black Lives Matter movement moderated by WQXR host, Terrance McKnight.


  • Dr. Indira Etwaroo, Artistic Advisor to The Billie and Director of The Steve Jobs Apple Theater
  • Cey Adams, legendary visual artist and founding creative director of Def Jam Recordings
  • Robert Cornegy, former New York City Council Member representing Bedford-Stuyvesant


8:30PM: Reception: Book signing and meet the panelists and authors.


$75 Ticket: Includes signed book, reception and conversation.

$20 Ticket: Entry to the reception and conversation but no copy of the book.

$5 Ticket: Includes entry to the conversation only.

A limited amount of books will be available for purchase at the event.

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