Black History Month Celebration Through the Arts | Postponed Until March 11
A concert celebrating the contributions of Black composers and performers to our American musical heritage.
You can also participate in the poetry contest. (See guidelines below.)
Please register to view the concert from your couch: https://hcc.events.idloom.com/concert25
Program: Spirituals, Jazz, Classical and Musical Theater songs, vocal ensembles and winners of the poetry contest. And we have a virtual guest ensemble: Exigence, a professional vocal ensemble, based in Detroit. The group came together to celebrate the creative energy and excellence of Black and Latinx artists, and the power of community and expression through choral music. Production services provided by Student Life at West Loop Campus.
See the program for the concert: bhm-program-march-2021.pdf
Poetry Contest Guidelines
Theme: Family Representation, Identity, and Diversity
Up to 3 minutes in length
Performed by the poet
There will be monetary prizes awarded to the top three selections: $100, $75, and $50. The winners will be announced and videos of them performing their poems will be presented at our annual Black History Month through Arts celebration of March 11. Video entries of poets performing their works will be due by MARCH 5.
Submission link https://tinyurl.com/dc8ou672
All Spring 2021 VPA events are online only.
Campuses re-opened on a limited basis. Everyone is required to follow safety protocols while on campus, including wearing face coverings and passing individual screenings.