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Sun, Feb 11

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First Unitarian Church in New Bedford

Sunday Service, February 11

Poems of Love, Justice, and Liberation with Everett Hoagland

Sunday Service, February 11
Sunday Service, February 11

Time & Location

Feb 11, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

First Unitarian Church in New Bedford, 71 8th St, New Bedford, MA 02740

About The Event

Join Everett Hoagland in the pulpit for Sunday service at 11:00 am with the theme "Poems of Love, Justice, and Liberation."

Everett Hoagland is an emeritus professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He was the first poet laureate of New Bedford, Massachusetts (1994–1998). His work has appeared in numerous anthologies and several books, including ...Here...: New and Selected Poems (Leapfrog Press, 2002) and Encounters: Poems about Race, Ethnicity, and Identity, edited by Paula Cole Jones (Skinner House, 2011). He is a member of First Unitarian Church in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

With guest singer Candida Rose.

Born and raised in New Bedford, Massachusetts, “Candida Rose” Baptista is a 2nd generation American-born Cape Verdean. She is a vocalist, song-writer, entertainer, music and cultural educator, as well as a mother and grandmother.

Her 10-song debut CD entitled “KabuMerikana: The Sum of Me”, combines her Cape Verdean musical roots with her American (primarily jazz) influences, a mixture she calls “KabuJazz”. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth where she graduated “Summa Cum Laude” with a Bachelor of Arts – Music Degree, specializing in African-American/World music performance, with a minor in African-American Studies.

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