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November 2019

PassinArt: A Theatre Company Presents Black Nativity, a Gospel Song-Play by Langston Hughes

November 28 - December 14
Bethel AME Church, 5828 NE Eighth St.
Portland, Oregon 97211
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In December 1961, Black Nativity first performed off-Broadway, a first play written by an African American. This powerful production features traditional Christmas carols and new songs performed in a rousing and inspirational gospel style. For more information contact PassinArt at (503) 235-8079 or passinart@yahoo.com. PassinArt: A Theatre Company founded in 1982 is the longest-producing African American theatre company in Oregon. Their mission is to entertain, educate and inspire artists and diverse audiences while addressing critical issues facing our community. Black…

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March 2020

Mother of Exiles Choir Project

March 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alberta Rose Theater, 3000 NE Alberta St.
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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You are invited to attend a performance of Mother of Exiles by the Resonance Ensemble. The Mother of Exiles Project is seeking support to help give voice to people around the world who are in need of asylum. Portland Composer Theresa Koon has adapted Emma Lazarus' famous poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty in an anthem for choir that will soon be heard around the world. Mother of Exiles will be recorded in Prague in December 2019 and released…

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