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CHARIS Artistic Director Search Extended!

The position of Artistic Director for CHARIS will be open beginning June 1, 2017, and the deadline for applications is extended until February 15, 2017. This is a part-time paid position responsible for the overall artistic preparation and performance of the Chorus. The Chorus rehearses on Tuesday evenings. It is a non-auditioned group comprised of 30 to 50 singing members with varying degrees of musical expertise. More…

Become a Grace Note and Enter to Win a 43″ LED HDTV!

grace note copyPledge to become a Grace Note with a sustaining donation of $10/month and you will be entered to win a 43″ LED HDTV with integrated Roku. Make your pledge between November 30 & April 30 and receive 2 entries into the drawing. Make your pledge between April 30 and June 30 to receive 1 entry into the drawing. The drawing will take place by July 10, 2017. To become a Grace Note click the More… link and make your pledge via PayPal.  More…

Nominate Businesses for the Modern Day Green Book

The_Negro_Motorist_Green_BookThe Negro Motorist Green Book was an annual guidebook for African-American roadtrippers, commonly referred to simply as the Green Book. This book helped travelers locate businesses that would be welcoming to non-white customers. A copy of the Green Book is on display in the Route 66 exhibit at the Missouri History Museum until July 16, 2017. In honor of the original Negro Motorist Green Book and our upcoming Route 66 concert, CHARIS has launched a Modern Day Green Book on Facebook. More…