Exhibition About the Black Church in Rhode Island to Be Presented at the Bristol Art Museum

On Friday, Jan. 18 join Bristol Art Museum to mark the opening of Do Lord Remember Me: The Black Church in Rhode Island, an exhibition researched and designed by Robb Dimmick and produced by Ray Rickman of Providence-based Stages of Freedom.

The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a selection of a capella songs by local gospel singer Ladysarah Harmon, followed by a performance from Christopher Hunter, member of the vocal ensemble “We Three Kings.”

Hunter has been singing gospel music and spirituals for over 30 years. His voice work was developed in Seattle, Washington, while serving as baritone-in-residence with the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Male Chorus. There, he worked under the guidance of Lavert Woodard, a classically trained baritone/bass.

As a classically trained pianist, Hunter has served as a church musician, minister of music, youth choir pianist, and a male chorus pianist and director. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from Morehouse College, a master’s degree in transportation engineering and a doctorate in transportation engineering, both from the University of Washington. He is currently an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at URI.

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Source: The Herald News