[Northkeep] Pipes at Drums at PeopleFest 2004

Zenobia Mira Vallis VivatTheDream at cox.net
Mon Mar 8 19:22:31 PST 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Mechelle Brown 
Sent: Monday, March 08, 2004 10:59 AM
Subject: PeopleFest 2004


For Immediate Release

March 5, 2004


Mechelle Brown or Shirley Roper
Greenwood Cultural Center
322 N. Greenwood Ave.
Email:  mechellebrown at greenwoodculturalcenter.com

Wednesday, March 17, 2004
7:00 P.M.

Tulsa, OK - The spirit of celebration crosses languages, oceans, continents and cultures as Greenwood Cultural Center honors Tulsa's greatest asset - the rich diversity of our community.  The Greenwood Cultural Center's first annual PeopleFest will be held March 17, 2004 at 7:00 P.M.

The event will feature Scott Aycock with Empty Pockets, with an eclectic mix of bluegrass, a little gospel, some rock and a whole lot of folk, with touches of reggae and jazz.  Also performing with be Tulsa Pipes & Drums, Ngoma Uzuri African Dance Troupe, Lilik & Company, Tulsa Mediterranean Drummers, Tulsa International Folk Dancers, Dances of Spain, and GCC's Performing Arts Program African Dance & Drumming Classes featuring Yolanda Knox-Jones and Josh Massad. 

There will also be special appearances by legendary Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame inductee Earl Clark and popular 90's band, the Rhythm Lizards, reuniting for this special event.

Proceeds from PeopleFest will benefit the Greenwood Cultural Center's Performing Arts Program, which offers arts exploration opportunities for disadvantaged youth in Tulsa and the Serena Roper People to People Student Ambassador Fund.  Serena is a remarkable young leader with a goal of extending global peace and friendship as an ambassador to other youth around the world.  She has provided countless hours of community service to local nursing homes, schools, libraries and non-profit agencies.

Tickets are $5 in advance or at the door and can be purchased at the Greenwood Cultural Center Gift Boutique.  Children 12 and younger are free!  This is a family friendly event.

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