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First Friday! Yolanda Wisher & The Afroeaters

December 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Organizer: Barnes Foundation

Where: Barnes Foundation

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States

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Enjoy an evening of art, live music, film, cocktails, and light fare at our monthly First Friday mixer. Tonight’s event features Yolanda Wisher & The Afroeaters, a dynamic band fronted by the 2016 poet laureate of Philadelphia. Their debut album, Doublehanded Suite, is a blend of jazz, blues, and Wisher’s spoken word soundscapes exploring works by Black writers that have been lost or misunderstood. Live music sets are at 6:30 and 7:45pm. First Friday at the Barnes includes access to the collection galleries and Modigliani Up Close. Cocktails and light fare are available for purchase. Seating is limited. Tickets and more information here.

 

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