Opening night of the 2012 International Festival of Arts & Ideas will be a performance by SING THE TRUTH! with Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves and Lizz Wright, honoring the music and spirit of great women in jazz, folk, R&B, gospel, and the blues. This event celebrates actions toward justice.
POETRY CONTEST: Connecticut school students grades 6-12 are invited to write about people who inspired them to sing the truth! The idea is to write an original poem, song, or creative expression about someone who 'sang the truth' and provided inspiration--through their work, their life, their actions, or their example. The inspiration might come from a teacher, a brother, a favorite musician--anyone.
Winning poets will be invited to read their work as part of Festival events held across Connecticut. They will also be invited, along with two members of their family and their teacher or mentor, to be guests of the Festival at the "Sing the Truth" Concert and VIP reception on June 16. Read more
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