HOUSTON (November 15, 2013) – The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) presented Houston In Concert Against Hate featuring the Houston Symphony, Emmy-award winning actress Alfre Woodard and Hip-Hop Artist Bun B on Thursday, November 14th at 8 p.m. at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St., Houston, TX 77002. The concert celebrated and recognized the joint Centennials of ADL and the famous Houston Symphony.
The Concert was an inspirational, musical evening that honored the extraordinary leadership of Houston-area heroes and icons who have courageously stood up for respect and against hate, bigotry and extremism in our community. The stories, woven together by author and scriptwriter Leah Lax, illustrated by photographer Talya Arbisser, and narrated by Ms. Alfre Woodard, were interwoven with music performed by the Symphony, to honor the history and legacy of ADL’s 100 years of work and celebrated ADL’s commitment to combatting hatred in all forms. Continue reading