june, 2019

20jun6:30 pm7:30 pm“Gospel Radio Man” Documentary ScreeningArizona Heritage Center

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Event Details

Presented in conjunction with the A Place For All People exhibition

Featuring introduction and Q & A with Director Bruce Nelson

Ninety two year old Larkins is the oldest living, active African American DJ announcer in the USA. For forty-five years, Bro. Fred Larkins’ “Slow Train Radio Gospel Musical Review”, has made an indelible impact on the Black community in the Greater Phoenix Area, the state of Arizona, and Los Angeles. His radio gospel music review show has provided inspiration during difficult times and served as a vehicle for African American business owners to advertise, network and inform the community about current political and social events.

Bruce Nelson is an Award winning actor/filmmaker, as well as a respected producer and performer within the theater and film industry in Arizona. Growing up in a small black community in Mesa, Nelson’s childhood included attending the segregated Booker T. Washington elementary school, pitching watermelons, picking cotton, and swimming in local canals.

Cost: $10 General Public / $8 AHS Members
RSVP [email protected] or 480-929-0292.

Time

(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location

Arizona Heritage Center

1300 North College Ave

Arizona Historical Society
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