ANCESTRAL CHANT

Genre: Dance
Something Positive

 Something Positive presents:

ANCESTRAL CHANT: Celebrating Cheryl Byron, Pearl Primus, Nina Simone

Saturday • JUNE 4 • 8PM

 

This annual tribute concert will celebrate the lives and legacies of three stalwarts of African American and African Caribbean culture: Pearl Primus, Nina Simone and Cheryl Byron - founder of Something Positive. The concert will feature Michael Manswell's Sweet Nina Suite, Pearl Primus' Hard Time Blues and Cheryl Byron's riveting Ancestral Chant. Something Positive is a performing arts and education organization dedicated to the art and culture of the African Diaspora and its cross-cultural influences.

 

Something Positive Cocktails & Conversations Fundraising Reception 6PM to 7:30PM

 

A pre-concert fundraising reception, "Cocktails & Conversations" - sponsored by Tropical Paradise Restaurant & Ballroom - will feature special guests including: Calypso King of The World- The Mighty Sparrow; Miss Trinidad and Tobago Universe 2003, Faye Alibocus; acclaimed actress, Hazelle Goodman; Broadway producer,Aubrey Lynch; authors Akoshia Yoba; Peggy and Murray Schwartz (The Dance Claimed Me - A Biography of Pearl Primus); Recording artist,Kevon Carter; The Nyasha Rhoden Steel Pan Quartet; and music mixed byDJ Keith – at the LIU- Brooklyn Campus Riggio Cyber Café.

 

Tickets: $25, $100 performance plus reception

Open:   06/04/11
Close:   06/04/11

Schedule:
Saturday • JUNE 4 • 8PM
Reception 6PM to 7:30PM
Theater:   Kumble Theater for the Perfroming Arts
Address:   1 University Paza, Bkyln, NY
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Cost:Tickets: $25, $100 performance plus reception
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Kumble Theater at 718-488-1624