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

Angelique Kidjo Headlines Carnegie Hall in Tribute of Miriam Makeba TonightAngelique Kidjo Headlines Carnegie Hall in Tribute of Miriam Makeba Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Angélique Kidjo is set to 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...)

UBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, TodayUBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The month-long, citywide festival UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa concludes in early November with events ranging from concerts at Carnegie Hall to music, theater, and film screenings at partner venues throughout New York City. (more...)

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Plays Carnegie Hall's UBUNTU Festival Concert Series TonightLadysmith Black Mambazo Plays Carnegie Hall's UBUNTU Festival Concert Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2014

Carnegie Hall announced artist updates for two upcoming concerts in its month-long festival UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa. (more...)

Paul Simon to Join Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Carnegie Hall, TodayPaul Simon to Join Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Carnegie Hall, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Today, Carnegie Hall announced that legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon would join the acclaimed South African choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo as a guest artist today, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The concert, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Friends, is part of Carnegie Hall's month-long festival, UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa, which begins on October 8. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg Set for Angelique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie Hall, 11/5Whoopi Goldberg Set for Angelique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie Hall, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Angélique Kidjo will headline Carnegie Hall on 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. In the preface to her autobiography Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music, out now on HarperCollins, Desmond Tutu writes, 'Angélique was herself inspired by Miriam Makeba, Mother Africa, and she in her turn is now an inspiration to others with her message that, yes, the sky is the limit, and she urges them to reach for the stars.' (more...)

Paul Simon Will Not Join Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Carnegie Hall's UBUNTU Festival Concerts; Updates AnnouncedPaul Simon Will Not Join Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Carnegie Hall's UBUNTU Festival Concerts; Updates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Today, Carnegie Hall announced artist updates for two upcoming concerts in its month-long festival UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa. (more...)

Apollo Theater and World Music Institute Presents AFRICA NOW! South Africa Festival, Now thru 10/12Apollo Theater and World Music Institute Presents AFRICA NOW! South Africa Festival, Now thru 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Karen Sander, Artistic & Executive Director, World Music Institute and The Apollo Theater, in partnership with World Music Institute, presents AFRICA NOW!, South Africa, showcasing today's South African music scene, today, October 9-12, 2014. (more...)

Paul Simon to Join Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Carnegie Hall, 10/18Paul Simon to Join Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Carnegie Hall, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Today, Carnegie Hall announced that legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon would join the acclaimed South African choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo as a guest artist on Saturday, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The concert, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Friends, is part of Carnegie Hall's month-long festival, UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa, which begins on October 8. (more...)

Angelique Kidjo to Pay Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie HallAngelique Kidjo to Pay Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Angélique Kidjo will headline Carnegie Hall on 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. In the preface to her autobiography Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music, out now on HarperCollins, Desmond Tutu writes, 'Angélique was herself inspired by Miriam Makeba, Mother Africa, and she in her turn is now an inspiration to others with her message that, yes, the sky is the limit, and she urges them to reach for the stars.' (more...)

UBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, 11/5UBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

The month-long, citywide festival UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa concludes in early November with events ranging from concerts at Carnegie Hall to music, theater, and film screenings at partner venues throughout New York City. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Presents a Kultour Touring Event: GRACE BARBEAdelaide Festival Centre Presents a Kultour Touring Event: GRACE BARBE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

A colourful and energetic fusion of tropical island rhythms along with African percussion and a whole host of musical influences including pop, jazz, and reggae, Grace Barbe is bringing her afro sound of the Seychelles to the Space Theatre for one show only on 16 October. (more...)

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