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Sending You Light: An Evening with Melanie DeMore, Vocal Activist
November 12, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
A Fundraiser for Faith in the Streets.
In this time when it is difficult to access live music in person, come join us online for an evening of weaving community together through the transformative power of song.
We’ll meet over Zoom, where Grammy nominated artist Melanie DeMore will connect from Oakland, California to share songs of love, light and justice. As she sings to, with, and for us, don’t be surprised if Melanie reaches right through the screen to touch your soul.
Let’s raise our voices while raising funds! First Church will split all proceeds from this event with Zao MKE Church in support of our social justice partnership, Faith in the Streets.
Register at: bit.ly/SendingYouLight
Ticket prices: $0 to as much as you wish to donate.
About the Artist
Melanie DeMore has been a formidable presence onstage at such noted venues as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, international folk music festivals from Europe to Cuba to New Zealand. She has shared the stage with some of the world’s most notable musicians and political activists from Gloria Steinem, Odetta, Pete Seeger, and Judy Collins to Ed Asner, Holly Near, Ronnie Gilbert, and Ani Di Franco.
With a solid education in music composition, this accomplished songwriter, composer, choral conductor and former Sister of the Cloth has a level of understanding as to the pure intention of Music that comes to only a very few in each generation. Melanie’s mission is to make sure you unlock the key to experiencing yourself in all your Glory. Her energy will charge the very air you breathe like a meteor shower, so get ready to rise up!
This event is generously sponsored by First Church members Nick and Angela Hayes, Mark Miller, Amy Wilbourne, Dale Skaggs and Lynda Lambert, who have collectively donated the artist’s fee.
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee is a progressive church for spiritual community, social justice, and intellectual freedom. Visitors to First Church are always welcome!