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  • New Awakenings concert series reflects on civil rights issues, aims to provide healing and hope

    Photo of the Varsity Men's Glee Club on stage.

    The Varsity Men’s Glee Club will perform “Seven Last Words of the Unarmed,” a composition based on the last words of victims of police shootings, at a concert April 9 at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. It is the first of two concerts in the New Awakenings concert series that will address civil rights issues and promote healing. The Varsity Men’s Glee Club will perform with members of the Black Chorus and Chamber Singers, the Jupiter String Quartet and pianist Casey Robards.

    Courtesy Barrington Coleman


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  • Editor’s note: To contact Barrington Coleman, email The New Awakenings concert series is supported by the College of Fine and Applied Arts.