Mark Your Calendar For 3 Events
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Tuesday, August 8
Saturday August 12
“In Remembrance of The Day of Emancipation The Beck Cultural Exchange Center, Announces Its Third Annual Eighth of August Jubilee Beginning Tuesday August 8 at the Tennessee Theatre and will culminate on Saturday August 12 at Chilhowee Park and the Entire Community is Invited.”
TUESDAY AUGUST 8 | HISTORIC TENNESSEE THEATRE
Annual Red Carpet Jubilee Documentary & Dialogue
4P – 9P
4P Private VIP Reception ($50) | 6P General Admission ($10)
6.45P Welcome & Introductions
7P “The Uncomfortable Truth” | 8.30P Dialogue
Featuring the film’s producer Loki Mulholland
Son of famous civil rights activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland
SATURDAY AUGUST 12 | FREEDMEN’S MISSION
ADJACENT TO KNOXVILLE COLLEGE
Annual Libation Ceremony
10A – 11A
Special memorial tribute to original slaves, freed August 8, 1863
buried in this historic cemetery
SATURDAY AUGUST 12 | CHILHOWEE PARK
Annual Eighth of August Jubilee Festival
1P – Until
Featuring Special Entertainment Guest
The Voice Winner 2017, CHRIS BLUE
Full Day of Fun with Live Entertainment and Fun for the Entire Family
Free Admission | Attendees encouraged to bring lawn chairs
In Remembrance of the History of Emancipation in Tennessee, Beck Announces the
Third Annual Eighth of August Jubilee
the uncomfortable truth
WE NEED YOU THERE ... Churches, Groups, Organizations and You
Please see the Church and Community Organization Packet Below for more detail
The 2017 Eighth of August Red Carpet Jubilee Documentary & Dialogue event is TUESDAY, AUGUST 8 with a VIP Reception beginning at 4pm followed by general admission at 6pm and film at 7pm at the Historic Tennessee Theatre in Downtown Knoxville.
The Special Feature Documentary, “The Uncomfortable Truth,” is an unapologetic film that lays bare what we all need to understand about each other with an open and honest dialogue on race and society. The special guest for the evening and the film’s producer, Loki Mulholland, will provide a brief panel discussion following the movie. Mulholland, the son of famous Civil Rights Activist, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, grapples with his family’s deep roots in racism as he unearths his family’s history and the truth behind their slave-owning past. Together with Luvaghn Brown, a Freedom Rider, Loki explores, through his very personal history, the United States’ institutions of racism that continue to haunt our country today.
Imagining Real Freedom
Provoke A Dialogue from an
We Will Be the Model Beloved Community
We are asking all churches, community groups, organizations, companies, universities, schools, administrators, government, youth, adults and the entire greater community to join us. Beck is being intentional in bringing together our entire greater community.
Will You Join Us?
4 Private VIP Reception | 6 General Admission
Welcome & Introductions
7 “the uncomfortable truth” | 8:30 Panel Discussion
Tickets Available Beginning June 21 While Supplies Last
Limited Private Reception VIP Tickets $50
General Admission Tickets $10
HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Tennessee Theatre Box Office
(Note: Applicable Fees Apply)
Complete Form Below or Email
RedCarpet@BeckCenter.net or purchase at
Beck Cultural Exchange Center
1927 Dandridge Avenue
During Hours of Operation
Feature Entertainment Artist
The Voice 2017 Winner
Our rich culture and history continues.
Make Plans to Join Us as we celebrate the freedom jubilee and as we welcome to the stage Chris Blue in a performance in honor of our beloved community.
Saturday, August 12
We will celebrate our
Third Annual Eighth of August Jubilee at
We are assembling a great line-up of entertainers, bands, plenty of activities for the entire family and of course
Beck Cultural Exchange Center
1927 Dandridge Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915
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