Athenaeum Press at Coastal Carolina University sponsors Gullah music concert

 

Conway, SC – The Athenaeum Press at Coastal Carolina University will sponsor a free performance of Gullah music featuring the Freedom Readers Children’s Choir Saturday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. on the Kaminski House Museum lawn in Georgetown.  Concert attendees may bring lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments to the free, hour-long program.

The event is part of the 2015 Lowcountry Rice Culture Forum, a project designed to discover and revive the significance of rice cultivation and its legacies. The forum, co-hosted by the Georgetown Library and the Athenaeum Press, will focus on the effects of South Carolina’s former rice industry on the arts and culture of the state. Events will take place at locations throughout Georgetown from Sept. 17 to 19. Eric Crawford, assistant professor of musicology at CCU, will direct the 60-member children’s choir comprised of middle school children from both Georgetown and Horry counties who participate in the Freedom Readers program.

The Kaminski House Museum is located at 1003 Front St., Georgetown. For more information and the full schedule of 2015 Lowcountry Rice Culture Forum events, seehttp://georgetowncountylibrary.sc.gov/programs/Pages/RiceForum2015.

-This information is from a Press Release from the establishment mentioned above. 

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