Benefit concert Sunday for Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond
5/13/2016, 7:05 a.m.
Hebrew music guitarist Yhoshuah Adama and the gospel-based Whosever Will Choir of Virginia Union University will headline a benefit concert this weekend for the 87-year-old Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond.
The program is 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the Art Works Studios & Galleries, 320 Hull St., in South Side.
Mr. Adama is an African-American performer known for his captivating and engaging music. Also performing is Jaa Beatz, founder of the Peace Culture Club in Richmond and the La’Sol collective for independent music producers.
The choir is based at the VUU School of Theology.
The event also will include readings of sacred poetry by Archie Abaire, president of the nonprofit Virginia Interfaith Power and Light.
The concert will benefit the umbrella council that was born in 1929 and that seeks to develop understanding, respect and cooperation among the various faiths. Today, the council includes 74 congregations that include 10 varied Christian denominations as well as Baha’i, Buddhism, Eckankar, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Sikhism, Taoism and Zoroastrianism.
Tickets: $15 for adults and $7 for students and children age 5 and older.
Further information: ICGR.org or Interfaith_Council@live.com.