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Uplifting Black History Performance

Group of artists takes you on the journey

2/19/2014, 12:21 p.m.
Eldon T. Jones

Who I Am; Celebrating Me has helped celebrate Black History through engaging, informative and powerfully-uplifting residencies and performances that educators and community members alike say is the best show in town.

A group of local artists will take you on the breathtaking, soul encompassing journey through a series of performances that are perfect for family outings, groups, classrooms and more.

Pacific University’s Black Student Union invites the public to enjoy the 8th annual theatrical production of Who I Am at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20 in the Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center at 2014 Cedar Street in Forest Grove. Admission is free, but tickets are required.

Who I Am will also take place at Jefferson High School, 5210 N. Kerby Ave., at 7:30 p.m. nighly on on Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 1. Admission for those shows is $10 in advance or $12 day of show.

Who I Am is written and directed by Shalanda R. Sims, with music by Eldon T. Jones and Zack Poelwijk. The shows are sponsored in part by Pen In My Hand and the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition.