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January 25, 2018
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Annette Murrell, Aging Partners, 402-441-7158

Public Invited to Aging Partners Black History Month Event

In celebration of Black History Month, Aging Partners invites senior citizens and the public to "Wild Women of the Harlem Renaissance," a dinner and musical performance featuring Annette Murrell (aka Dr Diva). The event is Thursday, February 8 at the Cotner Center Condominium, 1540 N. Cotner Blvd. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., and the show starts at 6:30 p.m.

There is a $10 suggested meal contribution for those age 60 and over, and a $10 fee for those under age 60. The menu includes chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans and apple crisp. Show-only admission is available for all ages for $5. Roundtrip in-town transportation to the event is available for those age 60 and over for a suggested contribution of $4. Meal, show and transportation reservations are required by calling 402-441-7158 by February 6.

The performance will pay tribute to multi-talented jazz and blues artists who dominated the Harlem music scene during the 1920s, such as Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Adelaide Hall and Ethel Waters. Murrell is a singer, actress and writer, recipient of the 2015 Mayor's Legacy of the Arts Award and weekend morning host for NET Radio.

More information on Aging Partners events and activities is available at (keyword: my center news). More information on Murrell is available at

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