Miriam Makeba News

 
Date Of Birth:
March 04, 1932
Date Of Death:
November 09, 2008 (76)
Birth Place:
Johannesburg
Gender: Female
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Miriam Makeba News

Date of Birth: March 04, 1932
Date of Death: November 09, 2008 (76)
Birth Place: Johannesburg
Gender: Female
St. Louis Hosts U.S. Premiere of MIRIAM MAKEBA: MAMA AFRICA THE MUSICAL in SeptemberSt. Louis Hosts U.S. Premiere of MIRIAM MAKEBA: MAMA AFRICA THE MUSICAL in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The North American premiere of Miriam Makeba: Mama Africa the Musical will open September 15th at the Touhill Performing Arts Center in St. Louis. The production tells the story of activist and Grammy award-winning musician Miriam Makeba, outlining her role in bringing down apartheid, her varied musical career, betrayals, failed marriages and death of her only daughter while in exile. Set in Africa, the USA and Belgium, this musical is an inspirational and universal story that will appeal to multi-generational audiences worldwide. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Sets Fall 2016 SeasonBaryshnikov Arts Center Sets Fall 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the fall 2016 performance and residency series, which runs September 27 through December 16. BAC Presents will bring to BAC's stages World and U.S. Premieres of works by international music and dance artists. Tickets go on sale August 15 and can be purchased online at bacnyc.org or by phone at 866 811 4111. Throughout the season,BAC Residencies will provide critical support to nine artists across disciplines to develop new work in BAC's studios. (more...)

Artscape to Present Benjamin Jephta Quintet This JuneArtscape to Present Benjamin Jephta Quintet This June
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Artscape is set to present the highly anticipated, multi-award nominee Benjamin Jephta Quintet as part of the Artscape Youth Month celebrations. Bassist and composer Jephta will lead the quintet, which features Kyle Shepherd (piano), Marcus Wyatt (trumpet), Sisonke Xonti (sax) and Jonno Sweetman (drums). (more...)

Theatre, Dance & More on Tap for JACK's Winter/Spring 2016 SeasonTheatre, Dance & More on Tap for JACK's Winter/Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Clinton Hill cultural hub and OBIE award-winner JACK launches its winter/spring 2016 season with an a cappella opera set in Zimbabwe by composer Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa, a weekend of curated works by Modesto "Flako" Jimenez, the premiere of the dirty and bracing play Tom & Eliza, by Celine Song, the English-language premiere of Argentinian playwright Rafael Spregelburd's SPAM, The Geneva Project by Jennifer Harrison Newman, Antonio Ramos' Thirsty Mind, love and starvation sitting in a lonely tree and an exploration in minimalist/pop art performance by the No Face Performance Group.  JACK also engineers the return of Walter Dundervill's ARENA (which had two sold-out runs at JACK in 2014 and 2015).  (more...)

BWW Review: Iconic Cabaret Singer Baby Jane Dexter Keeps Raising The Bar With Her Compelling New Show IT'S PERSONAL at the Metropolitan RoomBWW Review: Iconic Cabaret Singer Baby Jane Dexter Keeps Raising The Bar With Her Compelling New Show IT'S PERSONAL at the Metropolitan Room
by John Hoglund - Nov 19, 2015

In her current show at the Metropolitan Room, It's Personal, Baby Jane Dexter once again reaches beyond the footlights and embraces her idolaters as only she can. In doing so, she makes them cry, laugh out loud, and view life with a different slant. After all these years, she's still packing them in and raising the bar. Her gravitas and strong self-belief make for an exciting and unique hour of cabaret. Dexter's joy at giving is evident throughout this new show. Serious minded but never preachy, this is an artist enjoying herself as much as her audience is. (more...)

AFRICA24 MEDIA: Oldies But Goldies - They Have Just Got BetterAFRICA24 MEDIA: Oldies But Goldies - They Have Just Got Better
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

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Mx Justin Vivian Bond, Five For Fighting, THE MEETING and More Coming Up at Joe's PubMx Justin Vivian Bond, Five For Fighting, THE MEETING and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from September 16-27, 2015. Visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows or scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Review: VANCOUVER FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL Inspirits at Jericho Beach ParkBWW Review: VANCOUVER FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL Inspirits at Jericho Beach Park
by Matt Hanson - Sep 15, 2015

Folk people are the People's People. Folk signify kith, kin, family, ancestry, and flesh and blood. (more...)

Mx Justin Vivian Bond, Five For Fighting, THE MEETING and More Coming Up at Joe's PubMx Justin Vivian Bond, Five For Fighting, THE MEETING and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from September 16-27, 2015. Visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows or scroll down for details! (more...)

Mx Justin Vivian Bond, The Sweet Remains, Ryan Raftery and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub, 9/9-20Mx Justin Vivian Bond, The Sweet Remains, Ryan Raftery and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub, 9/9-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances, September 9-20, 2015. Scroll down, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

South Africa's Bala Brothers To Release Self-Titled CD/DVD On Warner Classics In March 2015South Africa's Bala Brothers To Release Self-Titled CD/DVD On Warner Classics In March 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ The Bala Brothers Loyiso, Zwai and Phelo are a household name in South Africa, thrilling audiences with their fusion of operatically-trained voices, rich harmonies and traditional South African melodies and rhythms. Overcoming apartheid, the trio rose out of poverty on the strength of their musical talent and broke the color barrier of the famous Drakensberg Boys' Choir, becoming its first black members. For their self-titled debut album on Warner Classics, the Brothers perform an inspiring live program of music ranging from The Lion King to Paul Simon (with special guests The Drakensberg Boys' Choir), in their hometown Johannesburg's Lyric Theatre. (more...)

NJPAC Presents 'SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK' Holiday Concert TonightNJPAC Presents 'SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK' Holiday Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2014

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Sweet Honey in the Rock: Celebrating the Holydays tonight, December 20, 2014 at 7:30 PM in the Prudential Hall. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Welcomes SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK TonightBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Welcomes SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with internationally renowned a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock, performing a seasonal concert entitled Celebrating the Holydays tonight, December 13, 2014 at 8pm. (more...)

Steel House, Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy and More Among The Addition's New ShowsSteel House, Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy and More Among The Addition's New Shows
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Yoshi's San Francisco is now The Addition. Check out its newly announced shows below! (more...)

NJPAC to Present 'SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK' Holiday Concert, 12/20NJPAC to Present 'SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK' Holiday Concert, 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Sweet Honey in the Rock: Celebrating the Holydays on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 7:30 PM in the Prudential Hall. (more...)

RUDOLPH, Handel's MESSIAH, HIP HOP NUTCRACKER and More Come to NJPAC for the Holidays, Beginning TonightRUDOLPH, Handel's MESSIAH, HIP HOP NUTCRACKER and More Come to NJPAC for the Holidays, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark is your destination for world-class, affordable holiday shows -- whether you are purchasing tickets as a gift or taking the family to a holiday experience, NJPAC has a versatile selection of shows including classics like Rudolph-The Musical -- celebrating 50 years of the television production, New Jersey's Best production of Handel's Messiah and children's annual event Holiday Swingin.' (more...)

Africa Umoja Set for Symphony Space in JanuaryAfrica Umoja Set for Symphony Space in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Following engagements in Washington DC, Charlotte, NC, Atlanta, GA, New Orleans, LA, and Miami, FL, the International Arts Foundation presents the South African dance and musical event, AFRICA UMOJA: 20 YEARS FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY TOUR. (more...)

'RUDOLPH', Handel's MESSIAH, HIP HOP NUTCRACKER and More Come to NJPAC for the Holidays'RUDOLPH', Handel's MESSIAH, HIP HOP NUTCRACKER and More Come to NJPAC for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark is your destination for world-class, affordable holiday shows -- whether you are purchasing tickets as a gift or taking the family to a holiday experience, NJPAC has a versatile selection of shows including classics like Rudolph-The Musical -- celebrating 50 years of the television production, New Jersey's Best production of Handel's Messiah and children's annual event Holiday Swingin.' (more...)

Steel House, Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy and More Among The Addition's New ShowsSteel House, Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy and More Among The Addition's New Shows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Yoshi's San Francisco is now The Addition. Check out its newly announced shows below! (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg Set for Angelique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie Hall TonightWhoopi Goldberg Set for Angelique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Angélique Kidjo will headline Carnegie Hall tonight, November 5 in a tribute to 'Mama Africa,' the great South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba-whom Kidjo cites as her own role model and career-long inspiration. (more...)

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