Monday, April 21, 2008

UIS Music will host presentations by noted Creole scholar

Noted Creole scholar and composer Dr. Sybil Kein will be a special guest of UIS Music for two events on Friday, May 2.

From noon to 1 p.m. in the Visual Arts Gallery, Dr. Kein will present a free public lecture titled "Gumbo People: Celebrating and Teaching the Creole Culture of New Orleans." The program will feature poetry, folklore, and stories. At 7:30 that evening in the Studio Theatre, Kein will be present as UIS Music's annual Spring Showcase Concert includes a performance of her Suite from Didn't He Ramble! Read more>>

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