Celebrating Rosa Parks

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The WaterFire Arts Center

475 Valley Street

Providence, RI 02908

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Celebrating Rosa Parks featuring Ryan Mendoza‘s "Rosa Parks House Project"

Join us Saturday, March 31, 2018, 11:30 AM to 6:30 PM for a concert and celebration gathering as well as community and panel discussions throughout the day.

The WaterFire Arts Center will also be open on Easter Sunday from Noon to 6:30 PM for viewing of Ryan Mendoza's "Rosa Parks House Project".

Saturday, March 31st

Celebration Gathering & Concert in tribute to Rosa Parks: 3:00 – 6:00 PM

  • 4:00 PM Concert FEATURING Rose Weaver, Becky Bass, Ramona Bass-Kolobe, Delbert Collins, Elizabeth Ann Keiser, Angela Nash Wade, Raffini, Cathy Clasper-Torch, Kim Trusty and friends
  • Special guests: Rosa Parks‘ niece Rhea McCauley and artist Ryan Mendoza

3 Community and Panel Discussions: 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM, and 5:30 PM

  • 11:30 AM Discussion: A House, a Home, a Story: Oral Histories, Family Memories, Narrative Arc and Identity
  • 1:30 PM Discussion: The House in Art and Memory: History, Narrative, Place and the Act of Remembrance
  • 5:30 PM Discussion: African American History and its Telling: Still Contested Ground

    Speakers will be announced for each panel.

All events are free.

Funded in part by a grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and the Rhode Island State Council on the Art

Organized by WP Support Corporation.


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The WaterFire Arts Center

475 Valley Street

Providence, RI 02908

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