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Posted on 27 Dec 2007 at 8:06pm
By Staff Reports

The Women’s Chorus of Dallas to hold open auditions

The Women’s Chorus of Dallas will hold open rehearsals for women interested in joining the chorus on Monday, Jan. 7 and Monday, Jan. 14 at 6:45 p.m.

Interested singers are invited to sit in on a rehearsal, to meet with the other members of the chorus and to learn more about becoming a member.

The Women’s Chorus of Dallas offers women an opportunity sing the classical choral repertoire as well as popular music and other genres. Prior experience or music reading is not a requirement for membership.

Current openings are available for both chorus members and soloists. Regular season rehearsals are held every Monday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Members are expected to attend every rehearsal.

The chorus, with a current volunteer membership of 56 women, performs a 3 concert series along with over 20 outreach performances each year. Outreach performances include Komen Race for the Cure, Caroling at the Adolphus, Women’s Peace Conference, AIDS awareness, Domestic Violence Shelters and many other worthwhile causes. The chorus will be traveling to Miami, Florida in July to perform at an International choral festival.

For information, call 214-520-7828 or email twcdoffice@twcd.org .

HRC announces “‘L Word’ Season 5 Premiere Party, golf tournament

The Human Rights Campaign’s Dallas Steering Committee has organized a premiere party for the fifth season of the “L Word.”

It will be held at Station 4 on Jan. 6. Doors open at 3 p.m., and the screening starts at 4 p.m. All guests must be 21 to attend. A $5 donation is requested for entry to the event.

All guests will receive an advance copy of the second episode of the fifth season on DVD.

There will be a look-a-like contest for guests who want to dress as their favorite show character. Volunteers are being sought for the party, which will include a drawing and poster giveaways.

The HRC “Fairway to Equality” women’s golf tournament team and caddy auction will be Friday, May 30 and the tournament will be Sunday, June 1.

Deidra Burns and J’aime Joiner will be the tournament co-chairs.

Volunteers are being sought for the golf committee and the caddy auction.

Company event sponsorship is available, and donations are being sought for the raffle and auction. For information or to volunteer for either event call 214-428-3332.

National Stonewall Democrats seek feedback on effectiveness of work

A survey is being undertaken to allow members and others the opportunity to provide feedback on the work of National Stonewall Democrats.

The survey can be filled out at: www.stonewalldemocrats.org/census2007.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition December 28, 2007

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