The DuSable Museum of African American History
requests the pleasure of your company
at the Opening Night Premiere Of

Geoffrey & Carmen:
A Memoir in Four Movements

Saturday, February 9, 2013


6:30 PM - Arrival
7:00 PM - Tribute and Conversation with
Geoffrey Holder & Carmen DeLavallade
Moderated by Susan Taylor

8:00 PM - Exhibition Extravaganza

The DuSable Museum of African American History
740 East 56th Place, Chicago
(Valet Parking Available)

Purchase tickets by visiting:
or by calling 773 947-0600 Ext. 227 or 273

Opening Night Premiere Committee

Desiree Rogers
Honorary Chairman

Honorary Co-Chairmen

Diane Dinkins Carr & Louis Carr
Janet Langhart Cohen & The Honorable William Cohen
Dr. Camille O. Cosby & Dr. William H. Cosby
Chaz Hammel-Smith Ebert & Roger Ebert
Carolyn Rush & Congressman Bobby L. Rush

Exhibition Committee

Ozzie Bruno

Carol L. Adams Ph.D.
Norma Barnes
Charles Bethea
Barbara Burrell
Allison Butts
Suzie Collins
Bonnie DeShong
Merri Dee
Joan Gray
Donna Kyles
Isobel Neal
Hazel Thomas
Abe & Angela Thompson
Clarence Waldron
Raymond Ward
Hedy Weiss
Jacqueline Williams
Shyvette Williams
Tracey Williams
Doris Zollar

Supported By:

California African American Museum Chicago Magazine
NBC5 Chicago
The Chicago Community Trust
The Chicago Park District
The Joyce Foundation
PNC Bank
The Richard Driehaus Foundation
University of Illinois at Chicago
Ariel Investments
United Airlines - The Official Airlines of The DuSable Museum

Exhibition Curator: Charles Bethea
Exhibition Consultant: Leo Holder