Atlanta, GA – (BlackNews.com) Reverend Dr. Joseph E. Lowery to celebrate his 90th Birthday with a musical tribute fundraiser featuring Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Holliday, Peabo Bryson, Tremaine Hawkins, Cicely Tyson and more.
The Joseph E. Lowery Institute for Justice and Human Rights presents “His Words – Our Gift”, a musical and theatrical experience, in celebration of the 90th birthday of legendary civil and human rights pioneer Reverend Dr. Joseph E. Lowery.
The event will be hosted by CNN anchorO’Brien, and will include performances by the Stevie Wonder, Symphony Orchestra, Jennifer Holliday, the Blind Boys of , Cicely Tyson, Tramaine Hawkins, Peabo Bryson, Dawnn Lewis and other special guests.
Tickets are available for $100, $75 and $50 at the Woodruff Arts Center Box Office and online at www.loweryinstitute.org or call . Event proceeds will benefit the Lowery Institute.
The event will be held Sunday, October 9, 2011, 6:00 p.m., at Atlanta’s Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center,
The Joseph E. Lowery Institute for Justice and Human Rights joined by presenting sponsors Delta Air Lines, Coca Cola Company and Kia Motors, Inc.
About the Joseph E. Lowery Institute for Justice and Human Rights:
The mission of the Institute is to provide an opportunity for students, teachers, workers, professionals, managers, executives, advocates, elected officials, scholars, clergy, and laypersons to benefit from examples of nonviolent advocacy, and for exploration of the moral, ethical, and theological imperatives for justice and human rights for all people. www.loweryinstitute.org