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Show Times:

January 20, 2017 • 7:00 pm

Merrill Auditorium, Portland

7–7:45 PM

REHEARSAL HALL, MERRILL AUDITORIUM

Box Office:

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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The Jones Family Singers : Offstage Activities

Rev. Cheryl Townsend Gilkes

Rev. Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies at Colby College discusses the importance of the African American sacred music tradition for spiritual survival and social change. There will be a brief 10 minute Q&A after the lecture.

The Pre-Performance Lecture will take place in the Rehearsal Hall at Merrill Auditorium.

For more information about Offstage activities, please call 207.773.3150 or email offstage@portlandovations.org.

Venue

Merrill Auditorium, Portland
20 Myrtle Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Phone:
207.842.0800
Website:
http://portlandmaine.gov/574/Merrill-Auditorium

A beautifully restored 1,900-seat performance venue, this majestic hall is one of the gems of Portland’s downtown Arts District and is located near many excellent restaurants.

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Parking: Parking is available for a nominal fee at “Central Parking Services” on the corner of Congress and Pearl Streets (this lot offers some accessible parking spaces) and at the “Top of the Old Port” on Pearl Street (off of Congress).