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Black Arts Company presents 'Talented Tenth,' Dec. 5-7

The Black Arts Company will present "The Talented Tenth," an original play by Yves Lola St. Vil, Thursday, Dec. 5, through Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Frist Film/Performance Theater, Room 301, Frist Campus Center.

The play, which borrows its title from the famed W.E.B. DuBois essay, explores the pressures faced by a group of talented African-American teenagers. It deals with discrimination, interracial dating and economic and social pressures.

"The Talented Tenth" features music from artists such as Missy Elliot, Paul Johnson and OutKast.

Show times are 8 p.m. on Dec. 5 and 6, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Dec. 7. Admission is free for Passport to the Arts members and $5 for the general public. Tickets are available at the Frist ticket office, (609) 258-1742.

Contact: Lauren Robinson-Brown (609) 258-3601

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