On Saturday, February 21, 2015, Dr. Brian Asher Alhadeff, Artistic Director of OperaSLO, made a two hour multi-media presentation in the SLO Library community room. In his presentation, he highlighted 5 contemporary black performing artists who have excelled in their field. Part of his presentation was a live performance.
- Marian Anderson – video, video
- Herbie Hancock – video, video
- Andre Watts – video, video
- Misty Copeland – video, video
- Ralph Cato – see video below
This video is a short synopsis of that presentation. The presentation was organized by the SLO Library staff and supported by the SLO Friends of the Library.