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Upcoming Negro Spirituals event in San Francisco CA

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    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
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 3, 2006
      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
      Spirituals

      Featuring Guest Presenter, Samuel Bennett, Choral Director and
      Educator

      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
      communities.


      Be part of the community singing Christmas Spirituals and learning
      about Black slaves' Christmases.

      Activities will be provided for children during the
      forum.
      Admission free. Donations accepted. 501 ( c) (3) organization

      Contact Sam Edwards or Lyvonne Chrisman at (510) 869-4359 or
      sedwards@... or
      Stewart Shaw, Director, African American Center, at (415) 557 4518.

      Visit our news journal website at
      www.dogonvillage.com/negrospirituals/ and leave your e-mail address
      for Negro Spirituals news and information.
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