Langston Lives!

February 16, 2019 all-day
International Storytelling Center
100 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659

Langston Lives! will feature Ms. Sheila Arnold, an internationally acclaimed master storyteller and historic character interpreter.

During her performance, Ms. Sheila will assume the personalities of Langston High Schools most notable alumni and teachers. Her depictions will transport you to Langston High School during its hey-day and highlight the vital role the school played in the lives of Johnson City’s African-American community.

Along with reminiscing or learning more about Langston High School, the event will also feature a delicious buffet meal and scrumptious desserts.

Proceeds from the event will benefit LEAD, the grassroots organization working along with the city of Johnson City to transform Langston High School into a multicultural arts and education center located in the heart of downtown. Learn more about the public-private partnership at