Raising Voices Series

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The Raising Voices Series includes three one night only performances in January, February and March 2017 that focus on celebrating diversity and giving voice to marginalized artists in our community.

 

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March 19, at 2017 at 2:00pm – Greenville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1135 State Park Rd. Greenville, SC 29609

Soprano Sara Magun, Mezzo Lucie Svatonova and Baritone Christian Elser present Milan to Moscow, a concert exploring the cultural heritage of each singer.  This production is a part of  Upstate International Month and sponsored by Upstate International. Donations will benefit Glow and the SC chapter of the ACLU. This is a FREE event!

 

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February 14th, 2017 at 7:00pm – The Warehouse Theatre

The second in the Raising Voices Series, Love is Love is Love  re-imagines Valentine’s Day to focus on how the power of love can stop oppression. Seven Upstate LGBTQ singers, actors and dancers perform personal songs and stories that reflect their life experiences. Filled with humor and honesty, Love is Love is Love will take place on Valentine’s Day at The Warehouse Theatre in downtown Greenville beginning at 7pm. To add to the holiday celebration, there will be a pre-show reception at 6:00pm featuring desserts provided by Upstate Pride SC.  Audiences can also join the cast and members of the community for a brief talk back after the show.

 

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January 14th, 2017 at 7:00pm – The Fine Arts Center, Greenville

And Still I Rise is a collection of songs, dance and spoken word poetry performed by an entirely African American cast. By featuring personal stories from the cast and the music that inspires them, Glow hopes to spark dialogue and create connection between artist and audience. This production features singers Díana Thompson, Valisa Cooper Smith, Tevin Smith-Hall, Nicholas Hawkins, original compositions by local composer Jon Grier, Dance by Vaughn D. Newman, and original poetry by spoken word artist Ashley Lumpkin.  All seats are $15 with a $10 student rush one hour before curtain.

 

The Raising Voices series is generously supported by:

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This program is funded in part by the Metropolitan Arts Council which receives support from the City of Greenville, BMW Manufacturing Company, Michelin North America, Inc. SEW Eurodrive and the South Carolina Arts Commission