Summary: LPJ CULTURAL CENTER EVENTS 1
Black History Month 2012
Preserving Culture: Contributions of Black Art
Friday, January 27, 2012
Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration
Celebration of 40th
Anniversary of Black Voice Gospel Choir
Newcomb Hall Ballroom, 7:00 p.m.
The University community will celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through
song as the Office of African-American Affairs recognizes the 40 Years of praise and worship by
the University of Virginia Black Voice Gospel Choir. Visiting choirs will include: Festival Choir
of Charlottesville High School, UN2HIM Gospel Choir of Ebenezer Baptist Church-
Charlottesville and Virginia Commonwealth University Gospel Choir.
Sponsors: Office of African-American Affairs, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
SHAOLIN JAZZ PROJECT
Of all the varieties of musical genres that are commonly known, quite possibly Jazz and Hip-Hop
exhibit more parallels throughout their respective existences than any two others. Historically,
both manifested predominately out of African-American culture, they eventually gained a much
larger and diverse audience, and both became the most prominent and financially lucrative genres