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THEMUSEUM explores meaning of Bob Marley’s Redemption Song

Kitchener, ON - THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener presents Redemption Song, perspectives on Bob Marley’s life and music.

Redemption Song will take place on August 7th at 7 P.M. as a conversation into the exploration of Bob Marley as a cultural icon, his music and his life. Carol Duncan, Lisbeth Haddad and Brent Hagerman will be at THEMUSEUM to lead this conversation into the perspectives of Bob Marley’s life and music.

Carol Duncan is the Associate Professor and Chair of Religion and Culture at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her research interests include religion and culture of African diaspora and Caribbean religions. Her research and studies will bring great perspective to the conversation.

Brent Hagerman is also a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University and has taught in both the communications department as well as religion and culture department. His research has focused on religion, race, class, sexuality and masculinity in Caribbean popular music.

Lisbeth Haddad has been a cultural icon in our community for many years and will bring great wisdom and perspective to this intellectual discussion on Bob Marley’s life and music. Redemption Song is intended for an adult audience and will encompass the social and political aspects of Bob Marley’s influence.

“We are inspired to be hosting an intellectual discussion on Marley at THEMUSEUM,” explains David Marskell, CEO of THEMUSEUM. “With the Marley exhibition taking place it has sparked a lot of thought and discussion and we are excited to concentrate it into one big conversation with some educated community leaders.”

Redemption Song will take place at THEMUSEUM on Wednesday August 7 at 7:00 P.M. For more information please visit www.THEMUSEUM.ca.

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