Get ready to sing those old time Christmas Negro Spirituals.
Friends of Negro Spirituals and The San Francisco Main Public
Library's African-American Center present
Black Slave Community Traditions: Christmas and Christmas Negro
Featuring Guest Presenter, Samuel Bennett, Choral Director and
Sunday, December 10, 2006, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
San Francisco Main Library
Lower Level, Koret Auditorium
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA (across the street from Civic Center BART)
How did Black slave communities celebrate Christmas? Samuel Bennett,
a retired Music Professor of Cleveland, Ohio's Westminster School of
Music and a gifted organist and choral director, will illuminate the
long overlooked Christmas Spirituals and forgotten Christmas
celebrations of Black slave
Be part of the community singing Christmas Spirituals and learning
about Black slaves' Christmases.
Activities will be provided for children during the
Admission free. Donations accepted. 501 ( c) (3) organization
Contact Sam Edwards or Lyvonne Chrisman at (510) 869-4359 or
Stewart Shaw, Director, African American Center, at (415) 557 4518.
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