Free­dom songs

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The Heaven Bent Gospel Choir is hold­ing a cel­e­bra­tory con­cert to mark the 50th an­niver­sary of the March on Wash­ing­ton where Martin Luther King Jr de­liv­ered his I Have a Dream speech. The choir spe­cialises in singing a cap­pella mu­sic from the African Amer­i­can and gospel tra­di­tions along with mod­ern African, Maori, and other Pa­cific mu­sic. The March to Free­dom con­cert will fea­ture free­dom songs from the Amer­i­can civil rights move­ment along with new ar­range­ments. The aim of the Heaven Bent choir is to demon­strate how free­dom songs helped change his­tory. March to Free­dom is on Novem­ber 9 at All Saints Angli­can Church, 284 Pon­sonby Rd. Tick­ets are $25 for adults and $15 for chil­dren. Visit to buy tick­ets and for more in­for­ma­tion.

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