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Celebrating Black Culture: Evolution of Music
October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, October 15, 2020, 6 – 8 p.m.
In this two-part series, scholars, musicians, and poets will lead engaging discussions about Black culture, including the evolution of music and the power of storytelling. Enjoy light refreshments, live music, and poetry readings.
Evolution of Music
In a program featuring Dr. JoAnne Stephenson, associate professor of Music at the University of Central Florida, and Donald Harrell, performing artist, folklorist, and co-founder of Orisirisi African Folklore, we’ll explore the evolution of African American music and the influence of African traditions, including performances that highlight the speakers’ presentations.