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Black Lives Matter – Our Story to Tell

February 9, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Billie Holiday Theatre Presents: Our Story To Tell

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 reception, signed book, and conversation.

    $20 Ticket: Entry to the reception and conversation but no copy of the book. If you want to purchase the book at the event you will only pay $55.

    $5 Ticket: Includes entry to the the conversation and exhibition ONLY.


    February 9, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


    The Billie Holiday Theatre
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    The Billie Holiday Theatre
    1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216
    Brooklyn, NY 11216 US
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