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JUNETEENTH CONCERTS AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Friday June 18, 2021 at 7:00pm

Event:  Juneteenth Concert

Location: Riverside Festival Stage, Lower City Park on Park Road, Iowa City, IA

Program: African American spirituals, art songs and opera performed by Whitney Morrison, soprano; Sidney Outlaw, baritone; and Pedro Yanez, pianist.  Presentation of Lifetime Achievement Award in Opera to Simon Estes, bass-baritone.

Cost:  FREE.  Pre-registration required at Eventbrite.com

Other:  General Admission seating.  Lawnchairs permitted on grassy areas.  *In case of rain, concert will be held Sunday 6/20/21 at 7:00pm, same location.

 

Saturday June 19, 2021 at 7:00pm

Event:  Juneteenth Concert

Location:  RiverLoop Amphitheatre, Commercial Street, Waterloo, IA

Program:  African American spirituals, art songs, and opera performed by Whitney Morrison, soprano; Sidney Outlaw, baritone; and Pedro Yanez, pianist.

Cost:  FREE.  Pre-registration required at Eventbrite.com

Other:  General admission seating.  Lawnchairs permitted on grassy areas.

 

Sunday June 20, 2021 at 2:00pm

Event:  Juneteenth Panel Discussion:  “Does the Color of My Skin Really Matter?”

Location:  African American Museum of Iowa, 55 12th Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA

Program:  Panelists Simon Estes, Whitney Morrison, Sidney Outlaw, Pedro Yanez will discuss challenges and opportunities in arts performance for persons of color; moderated by Dr. Myron McReynolds.

Cost:  FREE.  Pre-registration required at Eventbrite.com

Other:  General admission seating according to socially distanced venue regulations.  Masks required to be worn at all times by all patrons.  Event will be livestreamed on AAMI’s Facebook.

Riverside Festival Stage

Lower City Park on Park Road, Iowa City, IA

June 18, 2021 at  7:00 p.m.

LOCATION, DATE & TIME

RiverLoop Amphitheatre

Commercial Street, Waterloo, IA

June 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

African American Museum of Iowa

55 12th Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA

June 20, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.