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January 10, 2001
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Deborah Pankey-Mebane
Hopkins Wednesday Noon Series Begins
Black History Month Tribute
The Georgia Sea Island Singers will open the Spring 2001 Wednesday
Noon Series at The Johns Hopkins University on Feb. 7 with a performance titled
"History and Heritage: Revelations of African American Culture." The husband-
and-wife team Frankie and Doug Quimby will bring alive African American folk
heritage and history with chants, work songs, games, stories, and the spirituals of
their Gullah ancestors. This Black History Month program is co-sponsored with
the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the Black Faculty and Staff
The Wednesday Noon Series presented by the Johns Hopkins Office of
Special Events is now in its 35th season of cultural programming on the
Homewood campus. All programs in the series are held on Wednesdays from
noon to 1 p.m. in Shriver Hall on the Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles Street
in Baltimore. They are open to the public and admission is free.
Other Spring events in the series are:
||Music of Romance, a Valentine's Day performance by
Al Petteway and Amy White.
||Football in Baltimore: History and Memorabilia, a
lecture by Ted Patterson, author of the The Johns Hopkins University Press book
of the same name and award-winning sportscaster for WCBM and ESPN.
||Celebrating America's Jazz Heritage, a performance
by the Unified Jazz Ensemble
||Errors in the Script, a reading of poems by Greg W.
Williamson, senior lecturer, Writing Seminars, The Johns Hopkins
||W.B. Yeats: Songs of Wandering Aengus, a dramatic
performance by Sam and Joan McCready with musical accompaniment by Richard
||Old Ocean City: The Journal and Photographs of Robert
Craighead Walker, 1904-1916, a lecture with photographs by C. John
Sullivan, author of The Johns Hopkins University Press book of the same name.
||Hoofing in America, an exploration of tap dancing by
Tap Team Two.
||2000-2001 Yale Gordon Concerto Competition
Winner, from the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, a
performance by violinist Annaliesa Place with Christie Julien at the piano.
||Spirituality in Music: Olivier Messiaen's 'Quartet for the
End of Time,' a performance by pianist Paul Maillet, first Yale Gordon
Concerto Competition Winner and distinguished artist-faculty member, Peabody
Institute of The Johns Hopkins University.
||All I Know: A Dancer's Life on Stage and Backstage,
a performance by the Eva Anderson Dancers Ltd.
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