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World House Choir rehearsal

The World House Choir rehearsing pieces for "Our Planet — Our Lives," which will debut on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m., at the Foundry Theater. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

World House Choir to debut “Our Planet — Our Lives”

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The World House Choir will debut “Our Planet — Our Lives” on Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the Foundry Theater at Antioch College. The debut performance will begin with festivities at 5 p.m., including the Harvest Mobile food truck; voter registration; informational tables from Tecumseh Land Trust, Community Solutions, Citizens Against Mining, Citizens for Green Acres and Seeds of Peace; and paintings inspired by “Missa Gaia” by artist and choir member Liz Mersky, on display in the Foundry Theater lobby.

The performance will begin at 7 p.m.; seating is limited in the theater auditorium, and those attending the opening night performance are urged to come out early for the festivities, as the first 65 people who arrive will be given priority seating tickets, which will allow them to be seated first. The next 70 people who arrive will be given different tickets and seated second.

More performances and events are as follows:

Thursday, Sept. 19 — “Our Planet, Our Lives,” 7 p.m., Levitt Pavilion, 132 S. Main St., Dayton;

Friday, Sept 20 — “Good Allies in the Struggle for Climate Justice: Indigenous Sovereignty and Feminist Methods,” presented by Chris Cuomo in conjunction with “Our Planet — Our Lives,” 10 a.m., Millett Hall Atrium, Wright State;

Friday, Sept. 20 — “Refusing Fatalism: Realistic Approaches to Achieving Climate Justice,” panel discussion with Chris Cuomo, Jennifer Knickerbocker and Sharon Lynette Jones, moderated by Kelly Zaytoun, 4:30 p.m., Arts and Sciences Building Room 219, Antioch College;

Saturday, Sept. 21 — “Our Planet, Our Lives,” 7 p.m., Foundry Theater;

Sunday, Sept. 22 — “Our Planet, Our Lives,” 3 p.m., High Street Methodist Church, 230 E. High St., Springfield.

All events are free; donations are welcome.

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