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Recognizing Jazz Legend Sun Ra For His Poetry

A Chicago area art gallery Corbett vs. Dempsey opened a new exhibition called “Sun Ra, The Substitute Words: Poetry, 1957-72” that will be on view through April 24.

Reset hears from two dedicated Ra fans and art connoisseurs, including the owner of the gallery exhibit, on the value of the exhibit and Sun Ra’s repertoire.

GUESTS: John Corbett, co-gallery owner at Corbett vs. Dempsey

Hamza Walker, executive director at LAXART in Los Angeles; former director of education and associate curator at The Renaissance Society in Chicago

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