Stevie Wonder is one of many top performers set to celebrate the 90th birthday of Cascade Heights resident and civil rights icon Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery.
Hosted by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and CNN's Soledad O'Brien,"His Words—Our Gift," touted as a musical and theatrical experience, will feature performances by Jennifer Holliday, Peabo Bryson, Tramaine Hawkins, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Cicely Tyson, Dawnn Lewis, Cassi Davis and the Morehouse and Spelman glee clubs, according to a release Friday by Tracye Bryant of Azye Entertainment, Inc.
The event begins 6 p.m. Sunday at Symphony Hall. Tickets are $50, $75 and $100 and available for purchase on the Woodruff Arts Center ticket webpage or at Atlanta Symphony Hall.
Proceeds benefit Joseph E. Lowery Institute for Justice and Human Rights at Clark Atlanta University. For information about the birthday Lowery visit www.loweryinstitute.org or call 404-733-5000.