Nikki Giovanni: Truth Is On Its Way
Monday, February 27, 2006
This concert commemorates the 35th anniversary of the release of Nikki Giovanni's Truth Is On Its Way album in 1971. Giovanni's original album was one of the first of its kind, combining traditional gospel spirituals with Giovanni's own contemporary poetry.
The concert will be available for the general public via web cast. Consider planning a Truth Is On Its Way party in your school or town. Witness history in the making at your gathering as you watch this live performance!
Choir members include students from the following regional colleges and universities: James Madison University, Virginia State University, Eastern Mennonite University, Mary Baldwin College, and Washington & Lee University.
The concert is free and open to the public. No ticket is required for admission. We recommend that you arrive early to find a good seat! The auditorium will be open for seating at 6 p.m.
Concert attendees may park in any JMU lot after 5:45 p.m. on the day of the concert. Buses should unload behind Wilson Hall, park at the convocation center, and pick up from Wilson after the performance.
For a campus map, click here or go to http://web.jmu.edu/parking/map.asp. Wilson Hall is located at the top of the quad in the "Bluestone" area of campus.
For more information or directions to the store, call 540-432-3801.
Photographs of the Event
Follow this link to view JMU Photography Services' photos of the event: Giovanni Photos.