Join us for Screen/Play as we show classic “throwback” films with incredible soundtracks. Hosted by Black Thought of the Legendary Roots Crew, the screening will feature ‘Juice’, followed by a conversation with Ernest Dickerson (Director) Rakim (Emcee), Khalil Kain (“Raheem”), and Jermaine Hopkins (“Steel”).
After the screening, a conversation will be led by Black Thought featuring the famed director, talented actors, and legendary emcee. Immediately following the conversation will be a LIVE performance with Rakim, Black Thought, and J. Period.
TABLE SEATING POLICY: Table seating for all seated shows is reserved exclusively for ticket holders who purchase “Table Seating” tickets. By purchasing a “Table Seating” ticket you agree to also purchase a minimum of two food and/or beverage items per person. Table seating is first come, first seated. Please arrive early for the best choice of available seats. Seating begins when doors open. Tables are communal so you may be seated with other patrons. We do not take table reservations. A standing room area is available by the bar for all guests who purchase “Standing Room” tickets. Food and beverage can be purchased at the bar but there is no minimum purchase required in this area. All tickets sales are final. No refund or credits.
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After a successful series debut in April with a screening of The Last Dragon featuring a conversation with both Taimak and El DeBarge, Black Thought is back with the second installment: Juice. The event will feature director Ernest Dickerson, emcee Rakim, and actors Khalil Kain and Jermaine Hopkins.
Black Thought is the lead singer/MC for the hip-hop band The Roots, who also serve as the house band for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on NBC. Black Thought, who co-founded The Roots with drummer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, is a four-time Grammy award winner (most recently for executive producing the ‘Hamilton’ cast recording), widely lauded for his complex and politically aware lyrical content, his sharply honed live performances, and his poignant acting roles.