Morningside Lights Video Celebration: Harlem Night Song
Morningside Lights Video Celebration: Harlem Night Song
This year's beloved annual Morningside Lights event took place at home, with participants submitting videos and photos of their lanterns. Tonight we celebrate the culmination of Morningside Lights with our video premiere-- join us!
Miller Theatre and Arts Initiative online
October 26, 2020 | 7:00 pm
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Event details

During fall 2020, Morningside Lights returned, inspired by Langston Hughes’ 1926 poem Harlem Night Song. We joined together virtually and were part of a digitally-linked collection of home-built lanterns.

Together, while apart, we assembled text, images, and voices in sequence to create a shared piece of art, allowing the lanterns to illuminate Hughes’ poem and embody its spirit of togetherness in dark times.

Morningside Lights is led by the directors of Processional Arts Workshop, Alex Kahn and Sophia Michahelles, and produced by Columbia University's Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre.

How to watch

Watch live on YouTube at 7pm tonight. No registration required.

Event location

Arts Initiative & Miller Theatre
Columbia University
New York, NY

Image: Morningside Lights 2020 photo submission