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“Signs & Rhymes” to Feature Deaf Hip-Hop Artist SignMark, Comedian CJ Jones —April 16 at Gallatin

March 26, 2012
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New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study will feature Deaf hip-hop artist SignMark and Deaf comedian CJ Jones in “Signs & Rhymes,” a concert to be held on Monday, April 16, 5 p.m. at the Jerry Labowitz Theater (1 Washington Place [at Broadway]).

The event is free and open to the public. An RSVP is required at goo.gl/2TeVA. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. Space is limited. For more information, call 212.992.9823 or email gallatin.studentlife@nyu.edu. Subways: N, R (8th Street); 6 (Bleecker Street). Reporters wishing to attend must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

SignMark, who’s from Finland, is the first Deaf artist to sign a record deal with a major label and released the world's first sign language hip-hop DVD in 2006. His performances are bilingual, featuring American Sign Language and English.

CJ Jones, a Deaf entertainer and comedian, will serve as the event’s MC. He has appeared on NBC’s “Frasier,” PBS’ “Sesame Street,” and Broadway’s “Children of a Lesser God.”

The event is organized by the Gallatin Student Council.

 

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Around the Square, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

“Signs & Rhymes” to Feature Deaf Hip-Hop Artist SignMark, Comedian CJ Jones —April 16 at Gallatin

The Gallatin School of Individualized Study will feature Deaf hip-hop artist SignMark, pictured above, and Deaf comedian CJ Jones, below, in “Signs & Rhymes,” a concert to be held on Monday, April 16, 5 p.m. at the Jerry Labowitz Theater (1 Washington Place [at Broadway]).


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