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CCC to be featured in local art center’s “Mother Universe and her Children” March 10
CLARKSDALE – Coahoma Community College (CCC) and the Crossroads Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) invite the community to attend a special musical production, “Mother Universe and her Children,” Friday, March 10.

CCC to be featured in local art center’s “Mother Universe and her Children” March 10

Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4061 - Brittany Davis-Green - bdavis@coahomacc.edu

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Sun Mar 5, 2017

CLARKSDALE – Coahoma Community College (CCC) and the Crossroads Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) invite the community to attend a special musical production, “Mother Universe and her Children,” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 10.

Produced under “the inspired vision of musician and educator Bill Perry Jr.,” the performance, hosted at CCAC (located at 332 Delta Ave., across from Ground Zero), is described by organizers as one the entire family can enjoy.

Admission is $7 and open to the general public. Free popcorn and light beverages will be provided.

During the event, vocal accompaniment and interpretive dance will be provided by the CCC Choir and Band, under the direction of Music Chair Kelvin Towers and Band Director Kerry Simon respectively.

In addition, Perry will be joined on stage by distinguished talents Dr. Alphonso Sanders, chair of Mississippi Valley State University’s Fine Art Department/B.B. King Recording Studio; Dr. John Latatara, chair of the University of Mississippi’s Music Theory Department; and Joe Eagle, former drummer for Albert King and Little Milton. 

Organizers said the production comes to Clarksdale in support of music education in the Mississippi Delta and making it accessible to all who want to learn. 

 “The Crossroads Cultural Arts Center thanks the Clarksdale community for their embrace and support for our first anniversary year,” the CCAC said in a statement. “We look forward to continuing to provide a welcoming and creative space for learning, educating, informing and entertaining through the visual, performing, and literary arts.”

A percentage of all proceeds will be contributed to music programming youth scholarships for Griot Arts and the Crossroads Cultural Arts Center.

For more information, contact CCAC Director Chandra Williams at (662) 483-1294.