Nov 7, 2019 | 6:00 PM | Thursday

Thu Nov 7, 6:00 PM - Thu Nov 7, 8:00 PM

Central Library

40 East Saint Clair Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Community: Indianapolis

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Hear from hip-hop legend Cey Adams, creative director of Def Jam Recordings, and local artists on the revolutionary power of art. Music, art work, and other creative expressions will be showcased throughout the evening.Visual artist and creative director of Def Jam Reco

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Hear from hip-hop legend Cey Adams, creative director of Def Jam Recordings, and local artists on the revolutionary power of art. Music, art work, and other creative expressions will be showcased throughout the evening.Visual artist and creative director of Def Jam Recordings, Cey Adams’ revolutionary career, unique vision, and creativity makes him the seminal iconographer for the visual history of hip-hop. As the Creative Director of Def Jam Recordings, he co-founded the Drawing Board, the label’s in-house visual design firm, where he created visual identities, album covers, logos, and advertising campaigns for Run DMC, Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, and Jay-Z.  Adams will give a talk on his career, his contributions to the history of hip-hop, and art as a catalyst for dialogue and change. Local artists will also share their thoughts on the role of art in community, showcase their own creative pieces, and lead a community art project!Presented by The Indianapolis Public Library and The Kheprw Institute's art and cultural assembly, The Build.

ABOUT SPIRIT & PLACE
The Spirit & Place Festival (Nov. 1 - 10) celebrates the powerful role the arts, humanities, and religion plan in community life. Spirit & Place is a legacy project of The Polis Center and part of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. Learn more and check out other festival events at spiritandplace.org.

 
FAQs
 
What are my parking options for getting to and from the event?
Metered street parking and library garage parking is available off of Pennsylvania Street at $1/hr. Attendees are also encouraged to find public transit to Central Library by using IndyGo’s trip planner at indygo.net.
 
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact IndyPL at (317)-275-4090 or at sdavis@indypl.org.
 
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, we will have a list of names at the event. 
 
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Yes, that is OK. 
 

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