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Afro-Semitic Experience Sings An Affair To Remember

by Brian Slattery | Aug 13, 2018 12:19 pm

Brian Slattery PhotoA political scandal shot through with prejudice and identity politics drives a society into two polarized camps. People have to pick sides, and when they do, friendships are shattered. Sound familiar?

It could be pulled from our headlines. But it also describes what happened over 100 years ago in France during the Dreyfus affair — the subject of “Letters from the Affair,” a project conceived by musician David Chevan and composed by him and the rest of the Afro-Semitic Experience. The group will perform “Letters” for the first time at Best Video Film and Cultural Center on Aug. 16.

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