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Music and Public Space

Mon, 03/13/2023 - 14:19
The Church in Sag Harbor will host a performance by the musician Albino Mbie and a talk by the anthropologist Setha Low.
Photos courtesy of Albino Mbie and Setha Low

Albino Mbie, a guitarist, singer, composer, and music producer now in residence at The Church in Sag Harbor, will perform his latest work in a concert titled "Me and You," on Friday at 6 p.m.

Since graduating in 2013 from the Berklee College of Music, where he now a professor, Mr. Mbie has performed all over the world, drawing upon his African roots and his experience living and studying in the U.S. into a musical blend of Marrabenta, Nikatche, Afro-pop, and Moz-jazz.

Tickets are $25.

The importance and protection of public spaces are issues that will be discussed by Setha Low, a professor of environmental psychology. geography, anthropology, and women's studies, and the author of the just-published "Why Public Space Matters," on Saturday at 6 p.m. at The Church.

Dr. Low, who will be interviewed by Sheri Pasquarella, The Church's executive director, has conducted more than 35 years of fieldwork in parks, plazas, streets, and beaches across the Americas. A book signing will follow the discussion.

Tickets are $10.

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