Here are upcoming events for 2012-13. Please come if you can, and pass the word to friends. More to come!
With Zaccho Dance Theater, San Francisco
Schedule of Presentations, Free
=September 11, 10:30am, Bayview Opera House, San Francisco
Meet Mary Pleasant mini-Chautauqua for youth. Presented by Zaccho Dance Theater
=September 13, 5pm, FREE
California Historical Society. Post-event panel participant for the Zaccho Dance production of Sailing Away -- an open-space/outdoor dance presentation on Market Street at 2 pm. based on the migrations of early SF civil rights leaders.
At Crocker Museum, Sacramento
Bibbs as Singer-Narrator for a gala presentation of an original work, Big Dreams, Small Shoulders, by Deborah Pittman based on the famous Norman Rockwell painting of Ruby Bridges, the six-year-old who was involved in school desegregation in 1960 -- featuring narration, song, puppetry, and instrumental music. Bibbs sings spirituals and narrates.
Schedule of Performances at Crocker Art Museum, Free
=Nov. 29, 6:30pm, Open Art Lecture-demo on the show
=Dec. 28, 2pm, Kwaanza concert
=Jan. 8, 12-1:30pm (2 youth programs)
= Jan. 13, 3 pm -- Gala Concert: Big Dreams, Small Shoulders --
Plan to come!!
At Sonoma County Historical Society Contact: sonomacountyhistory.org
=March 24, 2013, afternoon time and cost TBA
45 min. Chautauqua: Meet Mary Pleasant at Flamingo Resort, Sonoma, CA
NEW TOURING PROGRAM
=Now touring with the Hyers VOICES FOR FREEDOM program with powerpoint, video, and live singing!
=email bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings.
(This program now touring with performances on video and in person)
EVENT 2: Mar. 17, 2pm. Free. "Meet The Hyers Sisters --Bibbs reveals activist divas at AAMLO"
Hear Susheel sing (a bit), illustrate with visuals, and present her new research on 19th-century activist Divas -- The Hyers Sisters --subjects of her next film.
Venue/sponsor: the African American Museum and Library at Oakland (AAMLO), 659 14th St., Oakland, CA.
Bibbs' guest artists: fresh from Carnegie Hall: acclaimed baritone Robert Sims, acclaimed composer-pianist Jacqueline Hairston.