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Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA): Cotton Field to Concert Hall

2/16/2019 at 6:00 PM

CAAPA presents Cotton Field to Concert Hall, an original narrated musical journey highlighting the life of a slave woman and her travails on a cotton plantation. Her love of music manifests itself in the successful life of her great-great-great granddaughter, who has become a classically trained opera diva on the grand stage.

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Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts

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