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Stories from Anthracite Fields (Philadelphia)


Stories from Anthracite Fields

October 6, 2013 at 4pm
With First Person Arts
Barbara Powell, a coal miner’s daughter
Tom Supey, Jr., a third-generation miner
Laurie McCants, Director of Hard Coal and Bloomburg Theater Ensemble Member
Julia Wolfe, Composer
Alan Harler, Artistic Director

6th and Bainbridge Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19147
FREE event open to the public. Reservations required.
Get to know the anthracite miners and their families through this unique story event with First Person Arts and Mendelssohn Club. As a part of our research for Anthracite Fields (to be premiered April 2014), composer Julia Wolfe and story facilitator Laurie McCants conducted numerous interviews digging in the coal mining lore. Meet the faces behind the stories as we begin a season of exploration.
Food and beverage available for purchase.
To reserve your spot at this insider’s event, click here.