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Stories Untold: Howard Street Parade | Theron Brown at Akron Roundtable

Presented by Akron Roundtable at Quaker Station - The University of Akron, Akron OH

Dec 14 2023
Stories Untold: Howard Street Parade | Theron Brown at Akron Roundtable

Theron Brown will take us on a musical journey from past to present as he unpacks the stories and spirit of Howard Street.

He’ll reveal the cultural significance of this gift to the city of Akron and a new synergy around the realization of wealth that was formed during an important era of jazz history in our community.

About the Speaker:

Theron Brown was born December 31, 1986, in Zanesville, Ohio, the middle child of Terrence and Denise
Brown, Pastor and First Lady of Greater Apostolic Church of Christ located in Zanesville, Ohio. Theron’s
first musical influence was discovered at church, under the former pastor, Bishop James W. Gaiters, Sr.¸
while listening to Marcia H. Gaiters (former first lady) play the organ. He began playing the drums under
his father’s pastorate at age five, followed by the piano at eight years of age, as well as the viola at
Grover Cleveland Middle School and Zanesville High School from age ten to eighteen. As his knowledge,
curiosity, and passion for music increased, Theron played piano and organ for the Southeast region of
The Ohio District Council, traveling to his ... view more »


$25 per seat, includes lunch

One table equals eight seats. Online reservations are available until 24 hours prior to the luncheon. Please call 330-247-8682 for last minute reservations.

Meal selection must be made at time of reservation.

Luncheon Menu

Buffet Luncheon:

Greek Salad w/ crumbled feta cheese
Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Fall Vegetables
BBQ Chicken
Sliced Brisket

Desserts: Assorted Cookies and Brownies, Dessert Bars
Vegetarian, Vegan and GF meals available upon request. Must be ordered in advance.

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Quaker Station - The University of Akron

135 South Broadway St., Akron, OH 44308


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