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It Gets Better Project comes to Miami: Concert event Nov. 16

It Gets Better artIt Gets Better Project will host events at Miami University Monday, Nov. 11, through Saturday, Nov 16. The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in Hall Auditorium as a final event.

The chorus performance is based on video messages posted to www.itgetsbetter.org, a worldwide campaign that targets bi, lesbian, gay, and transgendered youths to let them know that things get better after their teenage years.  

Miami events for the It Gets Better Project are as follows:

On Monday, Nov. 11, a group of faculty and staff join members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles for a dialogue on LGBT related issues noon-1:30 p.m. in the Benjamin Harrison Room in Shriver. Space is limited, and reservations for this event are now closed. The facilitated dialogue is co-sponsored by Miami's department of human resources and GLEAM (Gay, Lesbian Employees at Miami).

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, students, faculty, and community members are welcome to sing in the chorus of the performance directed by Jeremy Jones. No experience is needed. Practice will begin at 7 p.m. in 222 Presser Hall.  Practice will also be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in Hall Auditorium and 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in Hall Auditorium.  For more information visit http://miamioh.edu/sca/performing-arts-series/.


On Saturday, Nov 16, the performers will sing at 7:30 p.m. in Hall Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at the box office prior to the show or online at Miami’s Performing Art Series’ website. The show will consist of members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles singing original and mainstream songs that exemplify It Gets Better Project’s message. The show is sponsored by the Center for American and World Cultures, Kona Bistro, and the Jim and Kathy Squance family.

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