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Citadel News Service


For Release
Jan. 24, 2005

 Jonathan Green to headline Black History Month at The Citadel

           The Citadel will mark Black History Month at the college with several activities, including a visit from Lowcountry native and artist Jonathan Green.

           This year's theme "African American History: A Living Art." All events celebrating Black History Month are free and open to the public.

           During his visit Feb. 10, Green will discuss his life growing up in Gardens Corner, near Beaufort, S.C. His vibrant artwork reflects the everyday life of African-Americans and Gullah culture in the South Carolina Lowcountry.

February 1-28
Art and Book Exhibition.
Daniel Library, The Citadel.

February 1
Gospel Concert, 6:30 p.m. Summerall Chapel
Featuring Ron Conyers of The Brotherhood and The Citadel Gospel Choir.

February 5
African American Society Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mark Clark Hall Auditorium.
Features the Sankofa African American Traveling Museum, food, music and vendors.

February 10
Keynote address, 6:30 p.m., Grimsley Hall Auditorium.
Artist and South Carolina native Jonathan Green discusses his life and artwork. Images of his artwork will be displayed.

February 24
Core Ensemble will perform a music theatre piece, "Of Ebony Embers," subtitled "Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance." The work celebrates the music and poetry of African Americans in New York City during the 1920's.
6:30 p.m., Mark Clark Hall Auditorium.

 

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