As part of our 2nd Annual
“Live Oak Lights: Illuminating Our Heritage – A Gullah Celebration”
we invite you to join us for
AN EVENING WITH JONATHAN GREEN
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Daniel Island Real Estate Sales Center
101 River Landing Drive, Daniel Island S.C.
Internationally acclaimed Gullah-inspired artist Jonathan Green, Chairman of the Lowcountry Rice Culture Project and Visual Designer of the 2016 Spoleto production of “Porgy and Bess,” will share his knowledge of the Gullah culture and how it is inexplicably woven into life in the Lowcountry. Joining Jonathan for the program will be Thomasena Stokes-Marshall, founder of the annual Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival and supporter of the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor.
The program will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 pm and will feature hors d’oeuvres (menu coming soon!), beverages, prize drawings, and live musical entertainment by The Plantation Singers and Black Tie Music Academy. Reception guests will be the first to have an opportunity to purchase a signed or unsigned limited edition print of Jonathan’s Rice Plantation, created especially for this occasion and one of only a select few in his acclaimed Rice Harvest series to be offered as a poster print.
Rice Plantation, 2013 – Acrylic on Arches Paper © Jonathan Green
***** UPDATE ******
We are sorry to report that the reception is now SOLD-OUT and tickets are no longer available. Please make plans to join us from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, at Daniel Island Children’s Park for our free “Live Oak Lights: Illuminating Our Heritage – A Gullah Celebration” event! For additional information, visit http://dihistoricalsociety.com/live-oak-lights-illuminating-daniel-island-history/. If you are interested in purchasing Jonathan Green’s commemorative poster (pictured above), please email DIHS President Brenda Thorn at email@example.com.