The Ingenuity Festival hosts a public conversation with Janelle Monae on influences of rhythm and blues in her music.


Genre: Talks, Conversations.

Venue: Washington, DC, USA.

Dates: December 6, 2018.

Sponsors: National Museum of African-American History and Culture and the Smithsonian Institution.

Description: The program, titled A Conversation with Janelle Monae and Christian McBride, is part of the Smithsonian Ingenuity Festival being held throughout its national museums to showcase recipients of awards for ingenuity.

The public conversation will feature the critically acclaimed punk-funk-pop-and-soul musical artist and songwriter Janelle Monae, speaking with jazz bassist Christian McBride on the influences of rhythm and blues and African-American traditions of art and social activism in her music.

For more details, please see the event’s official site.

Janelle Monae at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture, Washington DC (Douglas Remley/Smithsonian)

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