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Vocalist/Pianist Justin Echols headlines BLAC Inc.’s Soul Food Dinner Theater January event

Black Liberated Arts Center (BLAC) Inc. announced that the 2010 opener will be “An Evening of Jazz” featuring Justin Echols, as part of its Soul Food Dinner Theater series at the Petroleum Club, 34th Floor, in Oklahoma City. The Soul Food buffet begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, and the show starts at 8 p.m. 
Echols, who is a vocalist/pianist, has appeared in many venues and is a favorite on the Oklahoma City jazz scene.  He performs on a regular basis at the Skirvin Hotel Lounge.  
“We are pleased to present Mr. Echols in performance for this series,” BLAC Inc. Executive Director Anita Arnold said.  “What better way to begin our 40th anniversary year than to have a wonderfully delicious meal with great artistry in a superb environment.  Justin opens the first of three Soul Food Dinner shows.  The remaining two will be Feb. 6 and April 17.”  
The show is sponsored in part by the Oklahoma Arts Council.  Tickets are $45 and are on sale now and may be purchased through BLAC Inc., Capital Square Station, Charlie’s Jazz Rhythm and Blues Store, KM66, and Learning Tree Toy Store.  Mastercard and Visa may be used by calling BLAC Inc. at (405) 524-3800.