Playing Race: Globalization & the Arts
Contact: Rick Ziino, (314) 655-1600
Contact: Bob Moore, (314) 655-1600
Hazelwood East High Schoolpresents a multicultural celebration with an edge: the changing role of race and culture in our time of globalization. St. Louis musicians and artists from various cultural backgrounds will join Hazelwood East’s orchestra, jazz band, choir, theater, dance, and creative writing students in a program ranging from Indian sitar music to Latin jazz, scenes from Shakespeare, and contemporary Argentinean tango.
Did You Know?
In 1846, a slave named Dred Scott sued for his freedom at the St. Louis Courthouse. His case went all the way to the Supreme Court, where the verdict set the stage for the Civil War. Today, the Old Courthouse is part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Click to learn more about Dred Scott. More...