Along the Chaparral: Memorializing the Enshrined

In Collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration
Along the Chaparral: Memorializing the Enshrined
Location: Riverside National Cemetery Atrium   
22495 Van Buren Boulevard Riverside, California 92518   (951) 653-8417
Date: July 3, 2018
Time: 5:45-6:30pm
Along the Chaparral, UC Riverside’s project within the Veterans Legacy Program
Join participating Riverside Unified School District middle and high school students and UC Riverside graduate fellows at the July 3rd Along the Chaparral Legacy Project Performance. This performance will commemorate stories of the enshrined Veterans and their dependents interred at Riverside National Cemetery. Students and graduate fellows will engage in music, movement, and readings of creative works to pay tribute to the lives and stories of the men and women who were dedicated to American military service. Following the performance will be the Concert of Heroes featuring a program of patriotic and popular classics by the Inland Empire/ Riverside Philharmonic Orchestra and a firework display.
RUSD K12 Student Participants:

Jordin Yin, Ethan Michalak, Haley Brown, Syrah Lutchmansingh, Kristina Arcerito, Katelyn Peterson, Paul Lacanilao, Brooke Burn, Rachel Barrett and Skylar Vessels
UCR Graduate Performance Project Fellows/Coordinators:
Christina Leyva, Jessica Margarita Gutierrez Masini and Jasmine Elizabeth Smith accompanied by Vincent Alistor Wells
Along the Chaparral: Memorializing the Enshrined
Allison Hedge Coke, Principal Investigator, Director
Distinguished Professor, Department of Creative Writing, UCR

This event is part of the Veterans Legacy Program, supported by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, National Cemetery Administration

Photo credit: Shane Brown

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 5:45pm to 6:30pm

Riverside National Cemetery , Atrium 22495 Van Buren Boulevard Riverside, California 92518

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Arts, Music & Concerts


Ceremonies & Traditions


Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Transfer Students, General Public


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Salute to all our veterans. In these graves, are the lives of people who served America tirelessly and selflessly. God bless their Soul, God bless America.