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Thursday, April 20, 2006

GRIOT: HE WHO SPEAKS THE SWEET WORD- 4/21/06 & 4/22/06 shows

Please check this out. Very different for Jacksonville. The show has been well received in both Baltimore, and New York City.


Written By: Al Letson with David Girard and Larry Knight Jr.

Directed by Barbara Williams

Co-Sponsored by FCCJ Kent Campus Student Activities

"Griot: He Who Speaks the Sweet Word" follows the tradition of storytelling from the ancient Mali Empire to Hip-Hop America. This choreopoematic play starts in pre-colonial West Africa and follows the word in its many manifestations, compressing over three centuries of culture into 90 minutes.

Friday, April 21st and Saturday, April 22nd at 8 pm
Kent Campus Theatre
3939 Roosevelt Blvd.
Jacksonville FL

Take I-95 North across the Fuller Warren Bridge. Take I-10 West after the Bridge. Take I-10 West to Highway 17 South (Roosevelt Boulevard.) Stay in the far left hand lane to exit onto Highway 17. At the third traffic light (the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard and Plymouth Street) make left turn into campus.

General Admission $15.OO Students/Artists: $10.00

Reservations 273-4637

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