Southeast Georgia Health System to Celebrate Black History Month With Performances By Two Dynamic Groups
Feb. 16, 2015 – In celebration of Black History Month, Southeast
Georgia Health System will host two separate performances on the Camden
and Brunswick campuses. Both performances are free and open to the community.
The first performance, featuring the Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters, will
be held on Thursday, Feb. 19, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Southeast Georgia Health
System Senior Care Center-St. Marys, 805 Dilworth St., St. Marys.
The second performance, featuring the Coastal Youth Theatre of Voices,
will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 5-6:30 p.m. at the Health System Brunswick
Campus, Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, 2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick.
Believing that people without a history are a lost generation, the Geechee
Gullah Ring Shouters of Darien, Ga., was organized in 1992 and is committed
to embracing, preserving and protecting the historical and cultural heritage
of the Georgia Geechee legacy through song and dance for the benefit of
present and future generations. In 2011, they set the world record for
the largest ring shout in the world.
The Coastal Youth Theatre of Voices, an award-winning theatre and poetry
ensemble, have received critical acclaim for their performances in
The Harlem Renaissance; Young People’s Club of Black History, Our
Soul is a Witness, and The Underground Railroad.
The group focuses on the importance of dialogue, oratorical skills, poetry,
music and song.Directed by Mrs. Dee C. Lubell, group members consist of
Jamari Tate and Brendon Tate of Brunswick, Ga., and the performance will
feature cellist India Sheffield and soloist Gina Pyles.