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Premiere of Ijapa and Mr. Igbin – an African Tale


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The Philharmonic Association‘s United Strings of Color youth quartet play original music by Elmer Gibson, with narration by Henry O. Lovett, and artwork by Poe Elementary students. This traditional Yoruba folktale features the adventures of Ijapa, a young tortoise, as he attempts to be the wisest in the world. This free event is recommended for families with children 4-12.

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United Strings of Color with composer

The United Strings of Color with composer, Elmer Gibson