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Black Olive Community Theater Presents Staged Reading of James Baldwin's BLUES FOR MR. CHARLIE

Black Olive Community Theater hosts a staged dramatic reading of James Baldwin's BLUES FOR MR. CHARLIE, Saturday, February 17, 4pm. in observance of Black History Month 2018.

Staged in association with the African American Cultural Center of Refromation Black Lutheran Mission Church Chicago & artistically directed by Minister Oroki Rice, the dramatic reading occurs at Store Community Partnership, 7415 S. East End, Chicago IL 60649, Admission $12, Reformation's Cultural Center Members only admitted free.

James Baldwin (1924-1987) dedicated BLUES FOR MR. CHARLIE to the memory of the slain NAACP lawyer, Medgar Evers as well as to the martyred children of Birmingham.  The play is a loosely based story of the 1955 Emmett Till murder during the rise of the Post-WWII Black Freedom Movement.

The Black Olive Community Theater production also includes selections from A LOVE SUPREME, the Liturgical Jazz Music Ministry of Reformation African American Lutheran Mission Church Chicago, featuring George Nutall on keyboard.

Contact: MinisterOroki Rice: 312-369-0613; or Deacon Marsha Washington: 773-499-3323. 

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