When I First Remember

Dates: Thursday, September 26; 7:00pm
Thursday, October 3; 7:00pm
Venue: Old Bethel United Methodist Church
Address: 222 Calhoun Street
Admission: $21 Adult; $11 Children under 12
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Queen Atterberry of Lady in White Production Company and an ensemble of talented performers blend music, dance, and dialogue to tell the story of the inception of Gullah-Geechee culture, which is unique to the Lowcountry.

PURE presents Choir Boy

Date: Wednesday, October 2, 7:30pm; Thursday, October 3 7:30pm; Friday, October 4 7:30pm; Saturday, October 5, 3:00pm
Venue: Dock Street Theatre
Address: 135 Church Street
Admission: $31
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The Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys is dedicated to the creation of strong, ethical black men. Pharus wants nothing more than to take his rightful place as leader of the school’s legendary gospel choir. Can he find his way inside the hallowed halls of this institution if he sings in his own key? Nominated for 4 Tony Awards including Best Play.


MOJA at CCPL: The Gullah Lady Presents Stories and Songs

Date: Thursday, October 3, 9:30 am
Venue: Charleston County Public Library
Address: 68 Calhoun Street
Admission: Free

Join us for this interactive program featuring traditional Gullah stories, songs, and instruments. This fun-filled program incorporates handmade art in the stage design and is designed for all ages to enjoy.

Poetry and Storytelling: Carlos Johnson and the Speak Freely Foundation

Date: Thursday, October 3, 6:00pm
Venue: Cannon Street Arts Center
Address: 134 Cannon Street
Admission: Free
Coordinators: Warachal E. Faison, MD and Tribal Raine
Hosts: Charleston Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Carlos Johnson, a native of Summerville, South Carolina, currently resides in Goose Creek, South Carolina.  Johnson has founded organizations such as The Poetry Show and the Speak Freely Foundation (SFF).   SFF, a non-profit organization, supports local youth in the arts.  Its mission is to support, educate, and enlighten youth through the arts to better their lives as well as society.

The SFF, in collaboration with the City of North Charleston, offers S.L.@.M. (Speaking Life @mong Many) Poetry and Science of Boxing workshops.

Youth from the Speak Freely Foundation programs will present with Johnson.