State of Reggae Reception - 2015 Celebrates the Feminine Energy in Reggae


To mark Reggae Month (February), the Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music, Inc. (CPR), will host its annual State of Reggae Reception. This year's reception celebrates the "Feminine Energy" of Reggae music.

WHAT:            Women in Reggae... Exploring the Feminine Energy
                        A prelude to Int'l Women of Reggae, Saturday April 25, 2015
                        Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, Brooklyn College

HOW:              Keynote Address / Panel Discussion / Q&A / Networking

WHO:              Clive Hunt, Master Musician and producer (Keynote Speaker)
                        Sharon Gordon, Chairperson CPR (Panelist)
                        Makedah, Artist (Panelist)
                        Sojournah, Singer/Songwriter (Panelist)
                        Moderator: Carlyle McKetty, co-host of Real Talk (CPRLive)
                        Commentators: Junie Ranks & Queen Makeda

WHEN:            Thursday, February 26, 2015
                         6:00PM to 10PM

WHERE:           CPRLive
                        1199 Ocean Avenue, Suite 407
                        Brooklyn, NY 11230

                        Live Stream on CPRLive, starting at 7:00PM

ADMISSION:   Free and open to the public; Donations Accepted

The reception kicks off CPR's seventh season of free community forums which have become known for their enlightening and oftentimes contentious discussions. Come celebrate the feminine energy in reggae music and so much more as CPR marks its 10th year. 

The event is free and open to the public but reservations are required. For reservations, email or call 718 421-6927.

About CPR
The Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music, Inc. (CPR) is a 501 (c) (3) organization that works to preserve the reggae art form and its traditional message of healing and unity. The mission of the Coalition is to raise the bar in the creation, development, promotion and presentation of reggae music; to elevate the profile of its purveyors; and to research, codify, curate and disseminate information about the genre so as to increase understanding of its development, its significance, and its influence around the world. CPR conducts forums, presents events and broadcasts media programs via CPRLive about reggae music and is open to all reggae lovers.


1199 Ocean Avenue
11230 Brooklyn , NY
United States
New York US


Brooklyn, New York


Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 18:00 to 22:00

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