2018 marks the 150th Anniversary of Sissiretta Jones. As America’s first Black opera superstar and a resident of Providence, Jones left an indelible mark on our city, the nation, and the world that is only now being recognized and appreciated. Stages of Freedom has organized a three day national celebration, June 7 – 9, in locations across Providence. Visit the event website for more details.
Registration is required for the FREE Keynote & Reception at the Providence Athenaeum, Friday, June 8 at 5pm
251 Benefit Street, Providence, RI
Seating is Limited.
This series of events was organized by Stages of Freedom with major grant support from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities