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Diverse talent scheduled at Greer Heritage Museum

Singing, storytelling, dancing and dramatic presentations planned

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Published on Wednesday, January 9, 2013

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The Greer Heritage Museum, at 106 S. Main Street, will feature music, dramatic presentations, storytelling and dancing during January and February.

The Greer Heritage Museum, at 106 S. Main Street, will feature music, dramatic presentations, storytelling and dancing during January and February.

Dramatic and entertaining events surrounding Martin Luther King’s Birthday this month and Black History Month in February are scheduled at the Greer Heritage Museum beginning Saturday, Jan. 19 and every Saturday in February. All events are free and at 11 a.m.

The James Brothers, Marshall and Leon James, will present “Old School Duo”, a mini concert. The brothers were grand prize winners at the Upstate Black Expo Gospel Competition 2012 in Greenville.

Reggie Griffin will give a dramatic presentation of “In De Mornin” by Paul Laurence Dunbar on Feb. 2.

The schedule:

Jan. 19. Minister Brandon Coleman, Dr. Martin Luther King‘s “I Have A Dream” oration.

Olvia Erby & The Cedar Grove Baptist Church “In Jesus We Move” Ministry Praise Dancers.

Feb. 2. A dramatic presentation by Reggie Griffin, “In De Mornin” by Paul Laurence Dunbar.

Stephanie Pepps, storyteller spinning black folktales.

Feb. 9. “Old School Duo”, Mini Concert featuring the James Brothers, Marshall and Leon James, grand prize winners at the Upstate Black Expo Gospel Best Competition 2012 in Greenville.

Feb. 16. “Nosella”, Minnie Jackson – Greenville playwright, humorist, and performer. Her plays and monologues are inspired by real life situations that may make you laugh and cry.

Tayatta Jones & the Maple Creek Praise Dancers.

Feb. 23. Tracing Your Roots. Ruth Ann Butler retired history teacher, founder and curator of the Greenville Cultural Exchange Center, will present a genealogy workshop.

Ida Jackson & Company Praise Dancers.

The museum is located at 106 Main Street. Call 877-3377 or Black History coordinator Maria Dowell 864-268-5073 or Margaret Hill 864-877-2547.

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