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Commemorating Paul Robeson's Birthday: A Free Community Event
Sun, April 9, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP), in collaboration with the Paul Robeson House, presents a free community event Commemorating Paul Robeson’s Birthday on Sunday, April 9 from 3-5pm. The family-friendly “birthday party” will feature a historical overview of Mr. Robeson’s birth in Princeton, successful career in show business, and involvement in the civil rights movement. Baritone soloist Keith Spencer will perform a sampling of Robeson’s repertoire and the Liberian Women’s Chorus for Change, composed of renowned singers, dancers, and musicians will showcase the power of Liberian traditional song. Participate in collaborative community artwork and enjoy a slice of birthday cake courtesy of The Gingered Peach.