Soft Cedar Performing Arts Society

We Now Recognize

Khari Wendell McClelland: We Now Recognize

Presented by Soft Cedar & Project:Humanity

Supported by td bank group

Feb 28 | Historic Theatre | 6pm & 9pm

Black and white photos courtesy of Celina Dasneves

Thank you Vancouver for not one, but TWO sold out shows. What a magical evening to spend with you all. Thank you to our presenting sponsor, TD Canada, and our incredible co-collaborators Project:Humanity. And of course a huge shout out to the incredible artists, Tanika Charles, Mary Ancheta, Noah Walker and last but not least, Khari Wendell McClelland. It was such a joy working with you all.

Now, Khari’s words from the evening…

“Hi all, I was rendered speechless for the last couple days. The outpouring of love and appreciation for We Now Recognize has meant so much that words seem to be inadequate. I am overwhelmed with gratitude to everyone who came, witnessed, shed tears, howled with laughter and sang with abandon. There were also many who couldn’t make it but shared their love and support from a distance. I felt all of it, was lifted up by it, renewed by it. “I am because of you, you are my shining star, you give me the strength and power, you’re the maximum shield in a meteor shower, yes! In spite of the darkness in these days of woe, you give me the strength to lift this heavy load, give me the fearless melodies to set the shackled free, sing liberty songs in harmony, you make me feel so good! Give me that natural high, help me breath deep and exhale with a sigh, because it is what it is, yes it is and it Feels Real Good!!!”  - Khari