Sissieretta Jones YouTube Lecture and Mini-Concert

On February 7, 2014, I gave a 30-minute lecture about the famous soprano Sissieretta Jones, also known as the “Black Patti.” It was sponsored by the University of South Carolina Libraries and held at the Thomas Coooper Library on the USC Campus. In...

“Where Sissieretta Walked” Tour August 10, 2013

Join me and Ray Rickman for a guided tour of College Hill sites in Providence, Rhode Island, that are associated with the famous black diva Sissieretta Jones, who made Providence her home. The August 10 “Where Sissieretta Walked” tour will begin at 10 a.m....