Aunt Pearlie Sue Performs at the Newberry Opera House
Newberry Arts Center and CREATE Newberry, Inc. present master storyteller, educator, and performer, Ms. Anita “Aunt Pearlie Sue” Singleton-Prather, June 23rd at 12:30 p.m. at the Newberry Opera House. Through her character Aunt Pearlie Sue, she will entertain and educate about Gullah culture on the coast of South Carolina. Inspired by her grandmother’s heritage, Ms. Singleton-Prather has performed in character at the White House and at the Beaufort Gullah Festival, and she has appeared on numerous SCETV educational documentaries. Additionally, she wrote and co-produced Tales from the Land of Gullah and Circle Unbroken: Gullah Journey from Africa to America, broadcast nationwide on PBS. Her performance is made possible by the non-profit organization CREATE Newberry, Inc. and a grant received from SouthArts.