Epitome of Soul, in collaboration with Barnes & Noble, presents Celebration of African Heritage

Book signing with New York Times best-selling author, Rita Williams-Garcia and performances by the historic, North Jersey Philharmonic Glee Club
 
PARAMUS, N.J. - Jan. 22, 2014 - PRLog -- In honor of black history month, Epitome of Soul has collaborated with Barnes & Noble in Paramus, New Jersey for the Celebration of African Heritage event. On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 2 PM, the North Jersey Philharmonic Glee Club, New York Times best-selling author, Rita Williams-Garcia and more will gather to celebrate the contributions of African heritage to the arts through poetry, music and African dance.

The event kicks off with a book signing with Rita Williams-Garcia. Rita has been honored with the Coretta Scott-King award, has been on the New York Times bestseller list for numerous books and is currently working on a biography of Queen Latifah.

Performances will commence after the book signing including the historic, North Jersey Philharmonic Glee Club - the all male choral ensemble founded in 1939 by Dolores Collins Benjamin. Students from the Rosa L. Parks School of the Fine & Performing Arts will be also be featured doing vocal renditions, dance and poetry readings.

The Celebration of African Heritage is a free event and to register, please visit: bit.ly/ESregistrationform.

Live updates of the event will be distributed via Twitter at @epitomeofsoul_ and through #CelebrateAfrica.

Epitome of Soul, Inc.

Epitome of Soul is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that aims to create a platform in the performing arts with the sole purpose of enriching the cultural dynamics of the New Jersey and New York City school communities. For further information, please visit www.epitomeofsoul.org

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