Singer-songwriter activist Joan Baez turns 80 years-old at the moment—and you’ll be part of her for a stay streaming occasion tonight that celebrates a brand new part in her life.
After retiring from stay performing in 2019, the musician whose 1975 hit, Diamonds & Rust, was written about former lover, Bob Dylan, has turned to portray full-time.
Her new solo artwork exhibit options portraits of “folks making the world a greater place.” Mischief Makers 2 is a follow-up to her first present that showcased portraits of people that modified the world via non-violence, like Malala Yousafzai, Aung San Suu Kyi, Ram Dass, John Lewis, and Martin Luther King, Jr—a good friend with whom she marched arm-in-arm.
Diamonds and Rust Productions will current the live-streamed eightieth birthday celebration tonight, January 9, at 8:30 p.m. with tickets, costing $20 (on the day of the present). The occasion will introduce her new present of portraits with a stay interview with Baez, a digital tour of the present, and different festivities and “mischief” to mark the milestone event.
Topics in her new present embody private heroes and well-known associates from the worlds of politics, literature, music, and extra, together with Nelson Mandela, Patti Smith, Bob Dylan, Kamala Harris, and Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Baez additionally features a self-portrait in acrylic, titled “Black Is the Coloration.”
“I hope this new assortment of portraits evokes you,” Baez says in her artist assertion. “Possibly it can encourage you to exit and, within the phrases of the late Congressman John Lewis, ‘make good hassle.’”
Throughout the lockdowns of 2020, she additionally began performing music from her attractive kitchen, and posting the songs on YouTube. Try her efficiency of Dylan’s Without end Younger devoted to all of the Heroes of the 2020 pandemic…
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