2017-02-15 / Arts and Entertainment

Bright Star presents ‘George Washington Carver and Friends’ at the library

Be sure to visit Person County Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. in celebration of Black History Month. Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, will visit the area with their production of “George Washington Carver and Friends.”

“George Washington Carver and Friends” gives young and old a fast-paced and accessible introduction to many influential African Americans who have shaped our nation over the last 150 years.

The lives and accomplishments of Booker T. Washington, Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, Madame C.J. Walker, and other famous leaders are brought to life in this production, which is perfect for all ages.

Bright Star Touring Theatre program was made possible by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and from the Friends of the Person County Public Library.

For more information, contact the library at 597- 7881 or visit the library at 319 S. Main St.

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