SAVE THE DATE

OCTOBER 6, 2017
(Friday night)

12TH ANNUAL
"GOSPEL SHOWCASE &
TALENT SHOW 2017"
The Civic Center
(Durham Armory)
(220 Foster St., Durham, NC)
7:30pm - 10:30pm
(Doors open at 7pm)
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DOWNLOAD INFORMATION TODAY!!
2017 Sponsorship letter

2017 Vendor form

Talent Contestant form

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE

THE 11TH ANNUAL " GOSPEL SHOWCASE
&
TALENT SHOW 2016"


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2016 FEATURED ARTISTS


Chant & Tye
Greenville, SC
(National Gospel Recording Artists)
 

Randy Gaston
Rochester, NY
(Urban Gospel Artist)


Valarie Thomas
Durham, NC
(Psalmist/ Worship Leader)

 


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 ** Congratulations to the 2016 Winners **

1st Place: Express Dance Ministry (Greensboro, NC) - mime

(Received $300, Distinguished Trophy, etc.)

 

2nd Place: Pastor Syreeta Blue (Garner, NC) - song

(Received $75, Trophy, etc.)

 

3rd Place: Khedron Mims (Durham, NC) - song

 (Received $50, Trophy, etc.)

 

 

2016 TALENT CONTESTANTS

 

Pastor Syreeta Blue, song
Garner, NC

 

Tristen Roundtree, song
Durham, NC

 

Khedron Mims, song
Durham, NC

 

Laura Johnson, dance
Durham, NC

 

Chanty Lewis, song
Raleigh, NC

 

 Simeria Tate, song
Durham, NC

 

Express Dance Ministry, dance
Greensboro, NC

 

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MEET THE 2016 CO-EMCEES

 

Shelia Council Wilson
Raleigh, NC
(Former Radio Host Announcer, Event planner/Host, etc.)

WarmLyrics@gmail.com

 

Mike Anderson
Durham, NC
(Director, Author, Poet & Speaker)

www.PolishedSouls.com

 

 

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MEET THE 2016 JUDGES:

 

 Kenneth Hinton
Durham, NC
(Radio Host, Playwright Director, Educator, etc.)

http://www.live365.com/stations/kehinton8182

  

Michael Reese
Raleigh, NC
(Radio Host, Speaker, Business Owner, etc.)

www.MichaelReeseMinistries.com

 

Reggie Richardson
Charlotte, NC
(Radio Host, Speaker, Host, etc.)

www.RejoiceAmericaRadio.org

 

**** Dr. Mitchell wasn't able to participate ****

Dr. Sandy Mitchell
Florida
(Radio Host, Speaker, Business Owner, etc.)

www.DrButterflyMedia.com

 

 

MEET THE SPECIAL GUEST:

 

Rozlyn Sorrell
Durham, NC
(National Recording Artist, Professional Vocal Coach,
Business Owner, etc.)

www.RozalynSorrell.com

(Donated 1 Free Hour of Vocal/ Public Speaking Lesson to 1st Place Winner)

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THANK YOU TO:

 

All of our Guests, Family & Friends

Volunteers

2016 Sponsors, Vendors & Donors

Gospel Talent Show Judges

Featured Artists & Contestants

Musicians (Larron, etc)

Reggie Caldwell - Audio Consultant

John Riddick - Video & Photography

Mike Anderson - Promotions/Trophies

Words of Essence - Programs & Tickets/ Emcee

 DeMarcus Williams - Flyers

Bellazae Hair Salon - My Hair Stylist

Mr. & Mrs. Nivens - 2nd & 3rd Place Cash Prizes

Larry & Wanda Lee - supportive parents

Shelia Wilson & Mike Anderson - Co-Emcees

Durham Armory

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*** Words of Essence was able to donate $100 to the Samaritan Inn
(Women's Shelter) from this year's Gospel Showcase & Talent Show.

This will help to provide meals to the ladies and their beautiful children ***


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We will look forward to Seeing you Next Year on October 6, 2017!!!