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Visions The Performing Arts Center Presents: Portraits

Classic painting of a beautiful African-American woman proudly holding an American flag.

Saturday, February 10, 2024

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Price: Free

The Burgdorff Theater

10 Durand Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Maplewood - Division of Arts & Culture

Event Description

Portraits, a play celebrating people of color/leaders. 

Taking a journey back to places and faces of the past to learn from our heroes/leaders who fought for our freedom, and to those who've picked up the torch to continue to fight for liberty. 

Featuring classic spirituals such as "Wade in the Water", and "Before I'd Be a Slave", as well as additional songs penned specifically for the production.

Directed by Patrisha Gibson, Artistic Director of Visions the Performing Arts Center/VPAC.

Registration Required 

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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