Friday, July 29, 2016

Today at 4pm | East of the River Film Series: Sister Act 2 -- Free Event!

Presented by Washington Performing Arts and 11th Street Bridge Park

This event includes a screening of Sister Act 2 to kick off the East of the River Film Series, a panel discussion about youth and gospel music today, followed by a lively performance by the Washington Performing Arts Children of the Gospel Choir. All events FREE to the public (reservations recommended). Food available for purchase from featured vendor: Fresh Food Factory.

4pm
East of the River Film Series: Sister Act 2 (rated PG)

5:45pm
Deep River Panel: "Extending the Tradition: Youth and Gospel Music Today"
Moderator: Michele Fowlin, Music Director, Washington Performing Arts Children of the Gospel Choir
Panelists:Joyce Garrett Founder/ Musical Director of Washington Youth Choir
Alisha Lola Jones, PHD Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at Indiana University
YahZarah, recording artist

7pm
Washington Performing Arts Children of the Gospel Choir
Come hear the joyful sounds of Washington Performing Arts’ Children of the Gospel choir, led by Director, Michele Fowlin, in a program which will inspire you and have you dancing in the aisles.

This program is made possible through the generous support of Jacqueline Badger Mars and Mars, Incorporated. This program is also funded in part by the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts; by a grant from ArtPlace America; and by a grant from The Humanities Council of Washington, DC, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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