The Emancipation Proclamation: A Dramatic Reading

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Date & Time: Saturday, February 23, 2013
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School
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Southwest Branch Library
3665 Cascade Road, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30331
Description: In observance of African-American History Month, the Southwest Branch presents a dramatic reading of the Emancipation Proclamation with Acors Timohty Aaron-Styles, Cheryl Evetter Booker and Gordon Danniels. Aaron-Styles has worked on stage in Atlanta, New York and Bermuda. He has appeared in the films The Wanderers, RoboCop 3 and My Cousin Vinny. In Atlanta, he has worked in cable television and radio. At WCLK 91.9 FM, he has served as a dee jay, talk show host and producer (Elahi). Styles worked behind the scenes in film in New York and Atlanta. He attended Georgia State University film school where he concentrated in Screenwriting and Film Theory. Booker, a native of Atlanta, recently performed in The Southside Theatre Guild’s Production of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin In The Sun,” as “Mama” Lena Younger, The Renaissance Project’s Production of James Baldwin’s “The Amen Corner,” as Sister Margaret Alexander. She has also performed in several stage productions produced by Genesis Christian Productions. She can also be seen in the HBO Production of “Boycott,” Independent Films' “Groupies, It Takes One to Know One,” “Righteous Justice,” “Epidemic Chronicles,” and “Grandpa’s House.” Her words of encouragement to all are her adaptation of Habakkuk 2:3: “When The LORD gives you a vision, hold fast to it. Though it may tarry, wait on it, for it shall come to pass!” Danniels is a native of Atlanta, who has appeared on stage, television and screen. His film and television credits include Drop Dead Diva, In The Heat of The Night,  Hall Pass, Ill Fly Away and The Great Debaters. This program sponsored by Mr. Aaron-Styles. All programs are free and open to the public. More additional information, please call the branch at 404.699-6363
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Phone: 404-699-6363
Entered by: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

Created: February 11, 2013 at 4:31 PM
Last Modified: February 18, 2013 at 8:50 AM

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