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Blue: Stories from Toledo – POSTPONED
January 13, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This event has been postponed by the presenter due to covid.
In February 2022, the Toledo Opera will be producing Blue, an award-winning opera featuring an all-Black cast that tells the story of a Black family in Harlem in which the Father experiences the tensions of being “a Black man in blue.” To contextualize the story of Blue within the lived experiences of Toledoans, Toledo Opera and Madhouse collaborated on a 30-minute documentary film titled Blue: Stories from Toledo featuring interviews with Toledoans and opera experts.
5:30 to 6:30 pm: Reception
6:30 to 8 pm: Documentary film screening and panel presentation
The Franciscan Center at Lourdes University will host a documentary film screening and panel presentation on the evening of Thursday, January 13, 2002. The panelists represent a mix of artists, scholars, and Toledo community members that reflects the diversity of Toledo. Panelists include Dr. Patrice McClellan and Tonya Rider. Lisa McDuffie will introduce the panelists and moderator.
Learn more about Blue: Blue – Toledo Opera