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Bronzeville Arts Ensemble Celebrates Bronzeville Week

The Bronzeville Arts Ensembleis celebrating Bronzeville Weekwith a special performance tonight at 7pm, at King Drive Commons Gallery & Studio on 2775 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The ensemble will present an evening of poems, monologues, songs, and scenes inspired by the Bronzeville jazz era. 

Sheri Williams Pannell, a founding member of the Bronzeville Arts Ensemble, is directing the performance tonight. She spoke with Rachel Owens about the mission of the Bronzeville Arts Ensemble, its celebration of Bronzeville Week, and the power of art to heal and inspire. 

The members of the Bronzeville Arts Ensemble are:

  • Malkia Stampley
  • Chike Johnson
  • Bill Jackson
  • Marvette Knight
  • Allen Edge
  • Azeeza Islam
  • Sheri Williams Pannell
  • Don Pannell




Rachel is WUWM's Morning Edition host.