West Virginia University will show a film on the blues in Mississippi as part of the Brown Bag Lunch Film and Discussion Series.
“The Last of the Mississippi Jukes,” a documentary about the history of “juke joints” in Mississippi where many bluesman first “made their bones,” will be shown on Thursday, Feb. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Gluck Theater of the Mountainlair.
Kiva Makhete, a doctoral candidate in the History Department and instructor in the African Studies Program, will present the film.
For more information, call the Office of Multicultural Programs at 304-293-0890 or visit http://studentlife.wvu.edu/multiculturalprograms.html .
CONTACT: Vivien L. Exartier, Office of Multicultural Programs