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An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memories

Event Date:

February 21 @ 3:00 pm

Venue:

Boca Raton Museum of Art
501 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432

Organizer:

Duane Smith
561-392-2500
dsmith@bocamuseum.org

Program Description:

A professionally-performed cabaret performance of inspirational jazz vocals and literary stories tracing the common journey of native-born Americans and immigrants as we adapt to life in a diverse society and social change on a global scale. Dr. Oliver shares personal experiences moving from segregation to integration to multicultural diversity in the international arena drawing on poignant, humorous, revealing reflections as an author, race relations oral historian, national media personality and recording artist who talks about race in a hopeful, healing way. This innovative “Race and Change” program has family-friendly appeal to audiences across races, ethnicities, cultures and generations using music and storytelling to relate history to the present and bringing together people across cultures for an inspirational, entertaining event.

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