Museums | Sights,
Neighborhood | Community
Where: The Gardens @ Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum 2240 9th Avenue South St. Petersburg FL
When: Fri Nov 30 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Nov. 28 to 30 - MOTOWN 'N MIDTOWN.
The Gardens @ Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum
2240 9th Avenue South
Wed. 5:30 p.m.
Thurs and Fri 7:30 p.m.A celebration that commemorates America's Soul Music that was made popular under the leadership of Motown Records' Founder/CEO Berry Gordy Jr. and Business Partner, Smokey Robinson. MOTOWN 'N MIDTOWN will tell the inspirational story through song, dance, and drama of Berry Gordy Jr. leaving the assembly line at Ford Motors, to launch his own business that would later launch the careers of many greats, such as Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Jackson 5, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Temptations and many others.The production is a state-of-the art production that is slated for November 28th thru 30th, 2012. It is an opportunity for both seasoned and aspiring talent to showcase and celebrate a major contribution to America's Pop Music history.