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Join us for intimate Q&A's with The Force MD's and Federico Castelluccio. Plus we launch the first set of Motown to Def Jam  gallery talks!
 
Meet The Force MD's
(Free and open to the public)
Presented by the New York Public Library & Souleo Enterprises
RSVP: info@souleouniverse.com
 
Who: The Force MD’s embody the spirit of classic eighties Hip-Hop, R&B and soul through their hits, “Tender Love” “Love is a House,” and “Tears.”

What: During an intimate Q&A w/Souleo, The Force MD's will discuss experiencing their fair share of tragedy and upheavals. They are now a living testimony that empowers fans to face the challenges in their own lives. 

When: Monday July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Where: St. George Library Center, 5 Central Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301
(Directions: HopStop.com)
Meet Federico Castelluccio of The Sopranos
(Free and open to the public)
Presented by the New York Public Library & Souleo Enterprises
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Who: As an actor, Castelluccio is best known for his role as Furio Giunta--imported hit man and object of Carmella Soprano's affections--on the HBO TV series The SopranosCastelluccio has also proven that he is a serious artist. His works are held in the collection of the Yale Fine Art Museum and Kresge Art Museum as well as private collections throughout the United States, South America and Europe.

What: During an intimate Q&A w/Souleo, he will discuss overcoming life's financial challenges and his various new ventures. 

When: Tuesday July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Where: Seward Park Library, 192 East Broadway, New York, NY 10002
Respect Yourself: A Chess & Stax Records Gallery Talk
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Respect Yourself: The Chess & Stax Records Legacy


When: Wed. July 10 @ 7 pm

Where: La Maison d’ Art (259 W. 132nd St. between Adam Clayton & Frederick Douglass)

Panelists:
Jamar Chess (top image), grandson of Leonard Chess (co-founder of Chess Records) and co-founder of the Sunflower Entertainment Group a specialty music publishing house and co-founder of Revolution Songs, a synch driven music licensing company

Dr. Syleecia Thompson 
(bottom left image), co-star of TV One’s “R&B Divas,” founder of DYG Management Group, LLC, college professor, author, daughter of legendary soul singer Syl Johnson and older sister of Grammy-nominated R&B singer Syleena Johnson 

Chris Mooney (bottom right image), Senior Director Artist Promotions and Strategic Partnerships at TuneCore

What's Going On: A Motown Records Gallery Talk
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What's Going On: The Motown Legacy


When: Sat. July 13 @ 3 pm

Where: The LeRoy Neiman Art Center (2785 W. 148th St. & Frederick Douglass)

Panelists:


Danyel Smith (top image), Novelist and former editor of Billboard Magazine

Keith Murphy (second row left image), Senior Editor of VIBE, Billboard Magazine contributor and author

Dr. Syleecia Thompson (second row right image), co-star of TV One’s “R&B Divas,” founder of DYG Management Group, LLC, college professor, author, daughter of legendary soul singer Syl Johnson and older sister of Grammy-nominated R&B singer Syleena Johnson 

Christian John Wikane (third row left image), Contributing Editor for PopMatters, concert producer and author

Dedry Jones (third row right image), Founder of The Music Experience
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