- Fri, Apr 23Online Event"Surviving Jim Crow: The Healing Power of Music" tells the story of the systemic violence of the Jim Crow Era (1880–1945) through the imagined portrait of Jack Smith, a fictional character representing the plight of millions of African Americans during this dark chapter of U.S. history.
- Fri, Apr 30thorntonlive.usc.eduThe Vocal Arts & Opera program presents an evening of virtual opera scenes. Selected performances will feature puppetry, costumes and innovative video production techniques to perform classical and contemporary librettos.
- Fri, May 07Online Event“The Civil Rights Movement: Snapshots of Everyday Life” presents an oral history of the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and 70s, framing the daily experiences of living through this era of social justice and activism.
- Fri, May 21Online EventIn the finale of this seven-part series, From Tragedy to Triumph presents an evening of art and performance that will amplify the embodied histories of Black women across different eras of U.S. history.