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’Black Light’ Shines on Emerson Artists

Julian LaVergne '16 slays the crowd with his standup at “Black Light — A Night of the Arts,” held Thursday, February 18, at the Cabaret. Photo/Nick Eaton '17

Poets, rappers, musicians, comedians, artists, filmmakers, and storytellers from Emerson’s black community and beyond showed off their talent at this year’s “Black Light – A Night of the Arts,” part of the College’s Black History Month celebration.

The event, held in a packed Cabaret in the Little Building on Thursday, February 18, was sponsored by Emerson’s Black Organization with Natural Interests (EBONI) and Multicultural Student Affairs, the evening was emceed by Taylor Jett ’17, co-president of EBONI, with Nathaniel Charles ’17 and Dorcas Thete ’18.

Common Cents, a band from Berklee College of Music, plays a mix of covers and original songs at “Black Light.” Photo/Nick Eaton '17

Jordan McNair '17 performs spoken word at “Black Light.” Photo/Nick Eaton '17

Peyton Dix '16 reads a spoken word piece at the Cabaret Thursday, February 18. Photo/Nick Eaton '17

Antoine Timbers '17 performs at “Black Light — A Night of the Arts” at the Cabaret. Photo/Nick Eaton '17