A Choice of Nonviolence

"Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a [hu]man, but you refuse to hate him [or her]." Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Kentucky at Sunrise

Director Von Washington and Stage ManagerJean Schultz search
for props for the upcoming production, Kentucky at Sunrise.

Kentucky at Sunrise, by Dr. Von Washington, will be the featured performance at this year's International Festival. This dramatization of the Kentucky Raid, which occurred in Cass County in August of 1847, will be presented in "tableau vivant" form. Local actors, including five area pastors, will present 9 tableaus as professional storytellers describe the action. A gospel choir led by Ruth Crawley will provide the spiritual and emotional backdrop to the events.

The International Festival is free and open to the public.

This event will be held at Ross Beatty High School, 22721 Diamond Cove Rd, Cassopolis, Michigan from 1 to 5 pm on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009. Kentucky at Sunrise will be performed at 2 pm.