Congratulations to Kemati Janice Porter who was recently named interim Executive Director of eta Creative Arts Foundation
The Board of Directors of eta Creative Arts Foundation today announced that Kemati Janice Porter has been named Interim Executive Director at eta. The appointment follows the resignation of Phillip Thomas who helmed the 43 year old institution for three years. Kemati has been affiliated with eta since 1976, serving under the tutelage of founding members Abena Joan Brown and the late Okoro Harold Johnson.
eta Creative Arts Foundation was incorporated in April 1971, as a nonprofit, tax exempt organization. Now recognized as one of Chicago's leading African American cultural performing arts institutions, eta has garnered a national and international reputation for the quality of its artistic product, its management, volunteer leadership and community involvement.
If you haven’t heard, Chicago is buzzing with news about Providence St. Mel Students. BeanSoupTimes.com wants to congratulate Providence St. Mel Knights for winning the Joliet Super-Sectional this week and advancing to the State Finals! Click here to see article in Chicago Tribune.
The first game of the final four will take place on Friday, March 14, at 8:15 p.m. at the Peoria Civic Center. Providence St. Mel will be playing on Friday and Saturday (Saturday time to be determined) Tickets for BOTH games will be available at the front office today, Wednesday, March 12, until 4:00 p.m. and tomorrow, Thursday, March 13, from 7:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.
Tickets are $8.50 (upper bowl) and $10.50 (lower bowl). Tickets will also be available at the door or from Ticketmaster. Get tickets from Ticketmaster here
Additionally, DNAinfo.com did a great story about Bernard Lilly, Jr. and the headline, “Providence St. Mel Hoops Star Also Leads School Choir and Student Council” says it all. To read article, click here.