November 7, 2019
– Guests: Rev. C. Dennis Edwards, State President of the Consolidated Missionary Baptist State Convention and Rev. Alvin Hunter, Event Co-Chair | The 150th Annual Session and Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Consolidated Missionary Baptist State Convention will be held Sunday-Wednesday, November 10th -13th at various locations around the city. The week-long celebration includes a musical featuring Zacardi Cortez and Maurette Clark-Brown; a banquet featuring The Racy Brothers and more is planned for this grand occasion. Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. For tickets and more, visit www.cmbsc29.org or call 501-313-5269.
– Guests: Greta Freeman, ViPS (Volunteers in Public Schools) President and Pastor R. DuShun Coates, Vice President | ViPS (Volunteers in Public Schools) Little Rock School District (LRSD) will have Jane Mendel Reading Day, November 19th throughout the schools. Volunteers will go to the various schools to read a book to children in participating classes. This one-day reading event encourages reading for all ages and raises awareness of volunteer opportunities within LRSD. To learn more and sign up to be a volunteer, call 501-447-8477.
– Guests: Amanda Horton, Director of the Reynolds Performance Hall | Reynolds Performance Hall on the campus of UCA hosts the musical “The Color Purple”, Sunday, November 10th at 7:30am at 223 Beatrice Powell in Conway. This sold out event is a Tony Award Winner for the Best Musical Revival. It has a soul-raising, Grammy winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime, and blues. To learn about other upcoming performances, visit www.uca.edu/publicappearances.