EVENT ALERT: The Half That’s Never Been Told launch event, featuring David Hinds of Steel Pulse!
Akashic Books and LargeUp present the New York City launch for The Half That’s Never Been Told! Featuring Doctor Dread in conversation with Christopher John Farley (Game World), along with a special acoustic performance by David Hinds of Steel Pulse!
Doctor Dread, aka Gary Himelfarb, explains how a white, Jewish American became one of the foremost producers in reggae. Dread founded RAS (Real Authentic Sound) Records in 1979 and produced artists such as Freddie McGregor, Melodians, Don Carlos, Michigan & Smiley, Eek-A-Mouse, Black Uhuru, and Coxsone Dodd, among many others.
Doors open at 6:30 PM; the event starts at 7:00 PM at the Brooklyn Public Library‘s Dweck Center (10 Grand Army Plaza).
Posted: Feb 18, 2015
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