Friday September 28, 2012
Maumee Valley Country Day School Campus 6pm-9pm
1715 S. Reynolds Rd
Toledo, OH 43614
Blues-inspired short film “True Delta” will be shown free to the public at Maumee Valley Country Day School on Friday, September 28, 2012 in the Millennium Theatre at 6:00pm, to kick off the school’s annual Homecoming celebrations. “True Delta” takes the audience into the colorful, soulful and wonderful world of Mississippi Delta Blues. It highlights the impact the Blues has made on the religious, economic, and cultural life of the region and offers compelling interviews from Delta natives, as well as Blues musicians and singers from the ages of 10 to 90. An audience Q&A led by filmmaker and Maumee Valley alumnus, Erickson Blakney ’83, with film writer Dr. Lee Quinby and blues musician Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry (who appears in the film), will follow the film premiere.
The Maumee Valley community and general public are then invited to attend the Homecoming Blues Fest and beginning at 7pm on the Bluestone Plaza outside the Wolfe Gallery (weather permitting). Our featured guests include alumni from the reunion class years of 1962, 1972 and 1992, along with blues legend, Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry who will be performing live for the party.
Maumee Valley is hosting this exclusive Toledo premier prior to both the film “True Delta” and guest musician, Bill Howl-N_Madd Perry, are featured on the Lincoln Center stage on October 19th in NYC.
Admission is free and open to the public, 21 years of age and older. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and cash bar will be available to all who come.
- Maumee Valley Country Day School | 1715 S Reynolds Rd | Toledo, OH 43614