>, Pre-Performance Lectures, Special Events>Public Lecture: “The Gospel in Gospel Music” Free, public lecture following "The Freedom Walk"
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Show Times:

November 2, 2019 • 3:00 pm

Green Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Box Office:

LECTURE IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

*THIS EVENT OCCURS AFTER “THE FREEDOM WALK” ON NOVEMBER 2, 2019.

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Or call 207.842.0800

Why did enslaved Africans sing with so much emotion and spirit? As a form of resistance to captivity, enslavement, and oppression. Gospel music was the safest way to express the pains and hopes of enslaved Africans in the United States. Reverend Kenneth L. Lewis will discuss what makes Gospel Music Gospel Music, as well as explore its evolution and Pan African resonance in the African Diaspora, as he discusses the culture and people, as well as the religious and spiritual roots of Gospel Music.

 

The lecture takes place at Green Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church.

 

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

Venue

Green Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church
46 Sheridan St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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