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Vidalia Onion Oral History Performance

Georgia Southern’s Department of Communication Arts presents “Reflections on a ‘Sweet Life’: The Vidalia Onion Oral History & Performance Project. This performance has been adapted and directed by Dr. Rebecca Kennerly with interview conducted by Dr. Kennerly and her students in COMS 4336 (Performance, Culture, and Communication). 

7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday & Saturday / December 3, 4 & 5

Black Box Theater, Center for Art and Theater

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Donations Accepted at the Door

Proceeds go to:

Southeast Georgia Communities Project, Lyons, Georgia

The Vidalia Onion Museum, Vidalia, Georgia

The Patti Pace Performance Fund, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia

What’s Your Favorite Way to Eat a Vidalia Onion?

The Vidalia Onion Oral History and Performance Project collected a broad range of stories that represent the cultural diversity of the persons whose lives have been impacted by the growth of the Vidalia onion industry in southeast Georgia, including those of farmers, agricultural agents, marketing professionals, social service providers, migrant workers and their families, and Georgia Southern University students who grew up in the area.

 

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