In the Name of Love - The 11th Annual Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In the Name of Love is a stunning tribute to one of the greatest humanitarians of our time. With American singing legend and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holiday; the powerful 65 voice Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir; and the 250 voice Oakland Children’s Community Choir; the 11th Annual Tribute promises to be a profound celebration of civil rights and an amazing evening of music.
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In the Name of Love is a stunning tribute to one of the greatest humanitarians of our time.
Texan Jennifer Holliday gained national recognition when she had the lead in the Broadway musical Your Arm's Too Short to Box with God. Her performance led to her star-making performance in Dreamgirls, an adaptation of The Supremes' saga....
Based in Oakland and formed in 1994, Oaktown Jazz Workshops (OJW) celebrates jazz music as an American indigenous art form of profound artistic and cultural significance. A complex and enjoyable music as well as an important indicator of American history, jazz offers a rich legacy that has touched the lives of each generation and continues to be an important component of contemporary culture....
The Oakland Children's Community Choir, under the musical direction of Melanie DeMore (founding member of the Cultural Heritage Choir and former music director of the Oakland Youth Chorus) and accompanist Ben Heveroh, the Oakland Children's Community Choir (OCCC), is made up of children from Cleveland and Glenview elementary schools....
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