Black History event at Westside Center

       Five local church choirs, dancers and a story-teller will be featured at a Black History Month presentation Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St.
       Called “Pioneers of the Gospel” and organized by the Old Colorado City Library, the event will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the center's Hughes Hall.
       The public is welcome. There is no charge.
       The choirs will represent the Genesis Church of the Nazarene, the Lord's Prayer Room, the Tower of Faith Church of God in Christ, the Prussman Chapel at Fort Carson and the True Spirit Baptist Church.
       A soloist will be Brandy Craig.
       Dances will be performed by the Step Dancers, with choreography by Leslie Mobley-Wilson; and Touched by the Spirit (youth group) and Rock of Ages (adult group), with choreography by Debra Baker.
       The story-teller will be Estelle Koonce.
       Also scheduled for the event are a poetry reading by Sachae Haigler and Mercedez Craig and a reciting of a black character by Juwan Black.
       Talini Black will be the mistress of ceremony.

Westside Pioneer/press release