Sunday, May 20, 2018

Anthony R. Green: Some upcoming events from Castle of our Skins

Anthony R. Green writes:


I would like to share with you some upcoming performances by Castle of our Skins, where new music and music in the repertoire will be featured!

AIN'T I A WOMAN: $15/$10/Free, Saturday, May 26, 2018, 7:30 PM, Hibernian Hall, Roxbury, MA
The Ain't I A Woman project explores Black Feminism through arts, spoken word, history, and music. Featured works are Bear (world premiere) by Jessica Mays, and other works by Jacqueline B. Hairston, Undine Smith Moore, Florence Price, Zenobia Powell Perry, and L. Viola Kinney, and Nkeiru Okoye. 

CROSSING THAT LINE TO FREEDOM : 3 PERFORMANCES (all free) - 1) May 31, 2018, 6PM, Codman Square Library, Dorchester, MA; 2) June 1, 2018, 12:30PM, Copley Square Library, Boston, MA; and 3) June 7, 2018, 6PM, West End Library, Beacon Hill, MA. The Boston Lyric Opera and Castle of our Skins join forces to showcase the lives and stories of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Paul Robeson through the music of opera. Paired with spoken word, art song, spirituals, and history, their lives - and those of other legendary liberators - take center stage. Music by Nkeiru Okoye, Adolphus Hailstork, Dorothy Rudd Moore, Margaret Bonds, and Undine Smith Moore. 

Thank you very much!


Anthony R. Green

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