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Quest for freedom comes to life on stage in 'Sister Moses'

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Posted: Tuesday, February 15, 2011 9:25 am | Updated: 12:41 pm, Thu Feb 17, 2011.

The story of a courageous woman determined to free her people from slavery is told through powerful dance, dramatic narration, African drumming and music, and traditional spirituals sung by a choral ensemble in “Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman.” The annual show put on by Tempe contemporary dance company Desert Dance Theatre opens with performances by local community talent and Axe Capoeira Arizona.

>> See “Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave. $8-$15. (480) 782-2680 or

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