The DuSable Museum, in collaboration with Smithsonian Year of Music 2019, will honor Ella Jenkins with family programming on Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at the DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Pl.
Performers at the event include the Chicago Children's Choir, Carol Weston, Alice Collins, Reggio "the Hoofer" McLaughlin and Tammy McCann ( who is organizing the event for DuSable Museum. ) There will also be a screening of a clip from Tim Ferrin's documentary Ella Jenkins: We'll Sing a Song Together.
At 94, Jenkins has released dozens of albums for Folkways Records since 1957.
Admission is free and the event is open to all. www.facebook.com/events/2222125047856905/ and www.dusablemuseum.org/event-directory/ .