The Mann presents Voices of Hope: A Black History Month Celebration

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The Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts (CAPA)

901 South Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19147

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Please note: Due to high demand, registration for this event is now closed. Please check back to see if additional space becomes available.

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts cordially invites you to celebrate Black History Month by shining a focus on the children of Philadelphia and having student performances as a highlight of the evening's event. The celebration will feature the Gesu School gospel choir, Sister Cities Girlchoir and CAPA's choir performing along with CAPA's jazz band and dancers. The evening will also feature students and teaching-artists from the Mann Center’s Art of Songwriting project as they premiere selections from their original compositions. For the first time, the Mann will make this event free and open to the public to register.

As a part of the event, the Mann Center will honor four iconic educators throughout Philadelphia whose work and determination have greatly impacted the lives of our city's students.

  • 2019 Innovation Award, Education Leadership
    Otis Hackney (Mayor’s Office of Education)

  • 2019 Innovation Award, Dance Development
    LaDeva M. Davis (CAPA High School)

  • 2019 Innovation Award, Choral and Community Collaboration
    Dr. Jay Fluellen (Northeast High School)

  • 2019 Innovation Award, Musical Excellence
    H. L. Ratliff (Gesu School)


Reception to start promptly at 6:00PM, followed by student performances as part of the 2019 Innovation Award Ceremony.


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By registering for this event, your RSVP is submitted to us. However, RSVP does not guarantee admittance, which is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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No outside food or drinks will be permitted at this event. Light food and refreshments will be provided free of charge.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Free street parking is available throughout the surrounding neighborhood. If public transportation is preferred, the SEPTA Broad Street Line can be taken to either the Lombard-South stop or Ellsworth-Federal stop.

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The Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts (CAPA)

901 South Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19147

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