World AIDS Day Concert | Phoenix

The Two Gay Geeks received this press release form our friends at the Joshua Tree Feeding Program about the World AIDS Day Concert they co-produce. This year it is at the Parsons Center for Health and Wellness on December 1st.

We will be in attendance of this musical event. Please join us.

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Getting Vocal about AIDS

World AIDS DAY Concert in Phoenix, December 1, 2019


 
(October 11, 2019) – Joshua Tree Feeding Program will host a World AIDS Day Concert on Sunday, December 1st at the Parsons Center in central Phoenix. This performance features songs by and about people facing HIV and related struggles, triumphs, stigmas, medical treatments, grief, and survivorship throughout the 37-year history of AIDS.

The World AIDS Day Concert features music of the AIDS Quilt Songbook – an ongoing, national collaborative song cycle that debuted at Lincoln Center in 1992 with 18 songs about the current experiences of people living and dying with HIV/AIDS. The Songbook was conceived as a classical music project parallel to the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. Many songs have been added to the collection since the first 18 songs premiered in the 1990s. The December performance includes songs from original songbook, plus many newer compositions that reflect the changing face of HIV over the decades and around the world.

The concert takes place in conjunction with a display of panels from the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, and is the launch event to a week of World AIDS Day commemorations, including the Phoenix AIDS Candlelight Vigil.
 

 

WHAT:
World AIDS Day Concert

WHEN:
Sunday, December 1st at 6pm

WHERE:
Parsons Center for Health and Wellness
1101 N Central Ave
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

WHY:
A benefit to support the Joshua Tree Feeding Program

WHO:
Professional musicians in collaboration with Joshua Tree Feeding Program


Tickets

 
Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at
www.jtfp.org/WADConcert.php


 


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