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Celebrating a Native Daughter in Newport News: Ella Fest Returns to the Downing-Gross Cultural ...

According to Gilliam, in 1997, a year after Ella passed away, Christopher Newport University's Music Department partnered with the City of Newport News and conceptualized this event in response to the citizens of Newport News wanting to honor Ella in her birthplace. Additionally, they were preparing ......

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Posted By: Newport. - Monday, 16 April