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Staff PickSaul Williams (Sept 26)

September 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

| $22.09 – $37.92
Saul Williams at Oakland's Historic Grand Lake Theatre

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Saul Williams returns to kickoff the 2018 MATATU Festival of Stories. Part film, part performance, everything is on the table in this conversation with one of the world’s most prolific artists – of all time.

Williams has been breaking ground since his debut album, Amethyst Rock Star, was released in 2001 and executive produced by Rick Rubin. After gaining global fame for his poetry and writings at the turn of the century, Williams has performed in over 30 countries and read in over 300 universities, with invitations that have spanned from the White House, the Sydney Opera House, Lincoln Center, The Louvre, The Getty Center, Queen Elizabeth Hall, to countless, villages, townships, community centers, and prisons across the world. The Newburgh, New York native gained a BA from Morehouse and an MFA from Tisch, and has gone on to perform with Nine Inch Nails and Allen Ginsburg, as well as countless film and television appearances.


September 26, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$22.09 – $37.92
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Grand Lake Theater
(510) 452-3556
3200 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610 United States