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Ebony Road Players Arts Advocacy Awards and Celebration

The second annual Ebony Road Players Arts Advocacy Awards and Celebration is not your typical fundraiser! We gather to celebrate our 2019 Arts and Advocacy Winners Dr. Monique Salinas and the late Cedric A. Ward, along with his wife Sandy. You will also be treated to an elegant dinner theater with the Grand Rapids debut of a one act play sharing the story of the Lovings, and the very reason Ebony Road Players celebrates Loving Day every year! The evening breakdown: 5:30:  Cocktail Reception 6:00:  Opening remarks and awards ceremony 6:30:  Plated three course dinner 7:00:  Theatre performance of Peter Manos' "Loving" 8:00:  Closing remarks and mingle Event ticket includes a 3 elegant course plated meal, complimentary cocktail bar, valet parking Loving Day is a nation-wide celebration of the 1967 court case that struck down anti-miscegenation laws that made interracial marriage illegal. It is a unique opportunity to unite all racial backgrounds under an umbrella of understanding, legacy, and community-building. Ebony Road Players has celebrated Loving Day for five years now - and is proudly the only celebration for Loving Day in the Midwest of its size! Come join us for our annual fundraiser and support the great programming Ebony Road Players brings to West Michigan!

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