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Sunday, July 29, 2012
PAST: MUSICAL THEATER: Today! Liberated Muse presents a Live Performance of "In Her Words" - Celebrating Lena Horne, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday and others - at The Potter's House in Adams Morgan this SAT, March 30th at 4:00pm, All ages, Free, donations appreciated
All ages, Free, donations appreciated, $10 suggested
Liberated Muse Arts Group and the Potter's House present the second show of the 2013 season of "In Her Words," a musical theatrical presentation examining the lives of artists Lena Horne, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Zora Neale Hurston and Lucille Clifton -- creative women who used their artistic prowess to ignite and support social and political movements. Music and spoken monologue from the legendary women, culled from transcripts of speeches, autobiographical excerpts and interviews. Written and directed by playwright Khadijah Ali-Coleman, and featuring Quineice, Naomi Rose, Lyn Artope, Anisha "Moon" Newbill, Nia Simmons and Colie Williams as poet Lucille Clifton.
Music accompaniment by the legendary bass player William "Spider" Henderson.
Metro: Columbia Heights and walk, south one block on 14th, take a right on Columbia and walk a few more blocks, or take the Circulator bus from Woodley Park metro to the stop by the Safeway and walk a block or so north on Columbia, or take the 42 bus from Dupont toward Mt Pleasant and get off at Columbia & Mozart Pl, walk back a half a block