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Be Part of a Music Video “Ready to Live” with Caressa Cameron, Miss America 2010, in the Columbia Heights Plaza

by Prince Of Petworth June 6, 2011 at 11:00 am 9 Comments


Photo courtesy of Monte Montgomery

From an email:

What:

Audio/video recording session of “Ready to Live,” a song about fighting HIV/AIDS stigma, to performed live by Caressa Cameron, Miss America 2010, for distribution online and exhibition in clinics and waiting rooms around the world.

When:

Monday 6/6/11, approx. 4:30- 7pm

Where:

Columbia Heights Civic Plaza, corner of 14th & Park Sts. NW, Washington DC, 20010. One block N of the Columbia Heights Metro station.

Who:

A “flash choir” consisting of HIV+ and HIV- performers, identified as such by colorful badges that first hang around necks, then are tossed in a trash can to symbolize how insignificant HIV status will be in a post-stigma world.

Clothes:

Up to you. Just remember that the badges referred to in the previous point need to be concealed under a shirt or top until they all come out at once. So a T-shirt would work, but not, for example, a bikini top.

Pay:

None, but food/drinks/snacks will be provided, you’ll meet a lot of cool people, and it’s a heck of a good cause.

Lyric:

Only three words: “Ready — to — Live.” Easy! (Sheet music available on request, although the part is extremely simple.)

Rhythm:

Must be able to clap on beats 2 and 4. Easy!

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