Notices are forthcoming, but please start passing the word. We will need volunteers! Lincolnites take notice; this is the perfect opportunity for a "school" reunion!!! Russell is playing with super talented Lincoln alums that you all know and love. Donations, sponsorships, ads and or booths (very limited) for your organization are encouraged. Update your memberships! Please contact Freedom Trails, Legacies of Hope.
Miles Davis grew up in East St. Louis. We've requested to rename the street the house stands on for this occasion. In addition, Russell will conduct "Trumpet Call: A Master Class for young and aspiring people in love with the trumpet and the music it produces. We are also working on a Dist. 189 in-school workshop.
Make advance reservations!!! Seating is limited to 700
Friday, May 26th "Lifting the Legacy" Concert
Blackmon's Plaza (Tentatively)
127 Collinsville Ave.
East St. Louis, IL.
Pass the word and set your VCR's & DVD's,
Info on "Lifting the Legacy": Miles, MO' Music and Juneteenth Jazz Concert will air on the UPN 46 STL this May 20th, Sat. 9:30 AM
We've also been invited to the Show Me Window on Monday, May 22.
The show starts at 3PM, but those helping us should be there by 2:30.
Following "Lifting the Legacy", additional E. St. Louis events usually scheduled:
||"Let Freedom Ring" Juneteenth Celebration (TBA)
||Katherine Dunham's Ann. Dance Seminar & Birthday:
June 18th- 25th
||"Lest we Forget": E. St. L. 1917-Riot Commemoration:
Jun 30-Jul 2nd
For additional information contact:
Freedom Trails, Legacies of Hope
"African American Heritage Tourism Dev.-IL"
PO Box 901
11 Bouganville Dr. (registered) 618-397-5411 phone/fax
8787 State Street (public office) suite 200 phone:
618-397-5511 fax: -4511
East St. Louis, IL 62203