Tuesday 23 June 2009

A Pictorial Tour of The Sun Ra Jail

The whole building still functions as a combination museum, gallery, think-tank, research centre, rescue mission and rehearsal space, well below the radar of the city authorities. “They really should have a plaque up outside,” shrugs Arkestra dancer and percussionist Ted Thomas, visiting his bandmates for the day. “If it was anyone else this place would be supported by the city as part of its cultural heritage.