Tag: Performance

Houn’ Dawg: Life and Times of Big Mama Thornton

Step back in time with vocal powerhouse, Big Mama Thornton, portrayed by actress Azusa SHESHE Dance. This musical comedy shows her experience as a Blues singer, songwriter, and entertainer dealing with racial and sexual tensions in the music industry. Join us on her fearless journey of musical strife and success. (Warning: Explicit language) About the […]

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The Langston Hughes Project Performance

The Friday Center, in collaboration with the Stone Center will present The Langston Hughes Project, Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz. Recently voted the “Best Live Performance” for 2016 by the Jazz FM Awards in London, UK. The Langston Hughes Project is a multimedia concert performance of Langston Hughes’ kaleidoscopic jazz poem suite, featuring the […]

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He was a Poem, He was a Song. UNC Martin Luther King Jr Week Commemoration Event

He was a Poem, He was a Song. UNC Martin Luther King Jr Week Commemoration Event  A tribute to the legacy of Dr. King in verse and song, featuring local choirs, including the Hillside High School Choir from Durham, NC. The program will also include poetry and spoken word performances. This event is part of […]

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