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Artemis Singers virtual panel Sept. 26
2020-08-20

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Artemis Singers will celebrate 40 years as Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus with a free virtual discussion and Q&A, 3:30-5 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 26.

Gerber/Hart Library & Archives is hosting this online event.

Artemis Singers, a nonprofit organization, specializes in performing music written or arranged by women. Artemis Singers President Diana Clegg, who will also moderate the event, said in a statement, "We will share stories, photos and music from the early years through to the present and discuss future plans."

The event is free, but registration is required by Friday, Sept. 25; visit GerberHart.org/events/artemis-singers-40th-anniversary-panel.

In lieu of a ticket price for this panel event, Artemis Singers encourages people to donate to the Black Lesbian Archives ( BLA ) ( blacklesbianarchives.wixsite.com/info ). Kru Maekdo created the BLA in 2017 to "bring awareness, build our community, educate and preserve our culture, while bridging intergenerational gaps." Donations can be made through PayPal to krumaekdo@gmail.com .

For more on Artemis Singers, visit ArtemisSingers.org .


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