Any1Can WE WANT PEACE Concert & Art Show
Time: 06:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: Southern Ground Amthitheater301 LaFayette Ave Fayetteville, Georgia
On Tuesday, October 16, the first Any1Can WE WANT PEACE Concert and Art Show will take place at the Southern Ground Amphitheater in Fayetteville, GA. The event was envisioned and is coordinated by educator Sonya Cunningham and members of Fayette County High School’s STAND program, the nationwide student-led division of United to End Genocide. Award-winning global recording star Emmanuel Jal, whose previous performances include Nelson Mandela’s ninetieth birthday and an appearance with Beyonce at the United Nations, is the evening’s featured performer. During the concert, Mr. Jal will perform select songs with specially invited members of bands, orchestras and choruses from Fayette County High School, Whitewater High School, Sandy Creek High School, Flat Rock Middle School, and Bennett’s Mill Middle School. In this musical collaboration, students will be recognized as “Voices of Change.” Ticket holders will engage in a variety of arts activities, including creation of inspirational T-shirts and “Peace Squares” that will be delivered to South Sudan. An auction of paintings donated from local arts business will also take place. Proceeds are designated for non-profit school building and educational materials in South Sudan, the newest country in the world. Tickets for lawn ($15), general admission ($20) and VIP seats are available online
(http://motheringacrosscontinents.tix.com ) and through students volunteering under the guidance of Ms. Cunningham.