Melvin Van Peebles and Laxative
Wed Nov 6 2013
Photograph: Petra Richterova
Time Out says
Posted: Thu Mar 15 2012
Best known for writing, scoring and directing the groundbreaking blaxploitation film Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song in 1971—the same year his musical Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death premiered on Broadway—Melvin Van Peebles visits the Cutting Room tonight to share songs from his amazing career, backed by a comically named band.