BAY ST. LOUIS: 100 Men Hall w/Take Me to Church music event


Bay Saint Louis, MS – the 100 Men Hall presents a community event on Friday,
September 22, 2023 from 6PM to 8PM that is open to the general public – TAKE
ME TO CHURCH! Come hear the acclaimed St. Rose Gospel Choir on the
historical stage with a performance by dance theater Mississippi.
The 100 Men Hall will take YOU TO CHURCH! with Big Bertha's Catering and
Kitchen's soul food for purchase, while the choir nourishes your soul and dance
theater Mississippi regales you with a feast for your eyes! There will be a
cash/credit bar.
St. Rose de Lima Gospel Choir – St. Rose de Lima Gospel Choir –
Considered the best Southern Gospel choir in the region, the St. Rose de Lima
choir is a Bay Saint Louis institution. The choir has been featured in the gospel
tent at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
dance theater Mississippi (dtMS) has performed across the Gulf Coast
making its Mississippi debut with Katrina Cottage, a performance that galvanized
what it meant to be from a region shattered by natural forces while energized by
hope. In February 2023 they performed in the 100 Men Hall creating a moveable
feast of movement, spoken word, and art in honor or Richmond Barthé and the
Harlem Renaissance. Other performances include Keepers of the Light, In My
Father’s House, and A Shadow of Things to Come.
Big Bertha – soul food for purchase by Big Bertha’s Catering and Kitchen.
Bertha began cooking at four years old and knew at 18 years of age that food was
her passion. Bertha and her family owned a full-service restaurant in Slidell, and
seven years ago she came to Bay Saint Louis to start her own catering company,
Big Bertha’s Kitchen and Catering. Her specialty is soul food, which is
why flavor is her main ingredient. Big Bertha is a member of the 100 WOMEN

The historic 100 Men Hall is a 501c3 nonprofit organization (Hundred Members
Debating Benevolent Association), supported by tax deductible
donations.  Additional information about the venue’s history and other activities
can be found on or by emailing

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