Convocation Performance

Michael Franti

A.S.U.R. Convocations and Lectures presents

An Evening with Michael Franti

Speech and performance with Q and A session to follow.

9 p.m. Monday, May 14

Michael Franti is an American poet, musician and composer and lead vocalist of the Michael Franti & Spearhead. He is also a fervent supporter of peace and social justice issues.

“Music is sunshine,” Franti said. “Like sunshine, music is a powerful force that can instantly and almost chemically change your entire mood. Music gives us new energy and a stronger sense of purpose.”


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