LeRoy Owens presents . . .
Programs that honor great Americans
from our past in their own words and music.
The meaning of Freedom: Paul Robeson
A program based upon the life and impact of the great American singer and actor Paul Robeson.
Words and music are blended into a presentation commemorating Paul Robeson's life. Songs include "Old Man River," Deep River," and "Danny Boy" interspersed between readings from "Othello" and other Robeson shows.
The Meaning of Freedom program by LeRoy Owens.
The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll
One of the 19th century greats, Robert G. Ingersoll was the highest paid speaker on the Chautauqua circuit. He was noted for his agnostic views on religion but was admired greatly by audiences of all beliefs.
The presentation includes letters between Ingersoll and friends, notably Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman and Robert Burns.
The Great Agnostic, a play by LeRoy Owens
Performed by LeRoy Owens
Programs may be 30-minutes to an hour in length with discussion to follow. Fee: Expenses plus honorarium.
LeRoy Owens, a resident of Ashland, Oregons, sings with several local groups. A family man, he is married to Mary Jo Owens. they have four grown children, and, to date, two grandchildren. LeRoy is a former educator, state-elected politician, infantry captain and futurist.
Additional information is available from:
Dr. LeRoy Owens
667 Park Street
Ashland, OR 97520
Web site: http://www.iPacific.com/owens/leroy/
Phone: (541) 482-8041