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'Life's Journey'

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'Life's Journey'

'Life's Journey'

'Life's Journey'

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Jean Battey Lewis reports on a singing-dance production that teams some of the greats in choreography, theater, and art, to produce a ballet called Life's Journey. Choreographer Septime Webre of the Washington Ballet collaborated with Aisha Kahlil of the a capella group, Sweet Honey in the Rock, playwright Norman Allen, and visual artist Sam Gilliam, to create the hour-long ballet that evokes heaven and earth.