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Miriam Makeba Headshot
Date Of Birth:
March 04, 1932
Date Of Death:
November 09, 2008 (76)
Birth Place:
Johannesburg
 
Miriam Makeba Headshot
Date of Birth: March 04, 1932
Date of Death: November 09, 2008 (76)

Birth Place: Johannesburg
Flushing Town Hall Presents 'Songbirds' Tribute Photo Flushing Town Hall Presents 'Songbirds' Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2021

This March, Flushing Town Hall raises the virtual curtain on a series of amazing jazz performances in celebration of Women’s History Month from its own stage and with co-presented programs from Baltimore and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

In Celebration Of Women's History Month, Akua Allrich & The Tribe Perform 'A Beautifu Photo In Celebration Of Women's History Month, Akua Allrich & The Tribe Perform 'A Beautiful Disruption - The Genius Of Black Women In Music'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021

On March 20, 2021 at 8:00 PM (ET), celebrate Women's History Month with Songs of Freedom, love and inspiration of the genius women who have shaped music‚ÄĒincluding Nina Simone, Miriam Makeba, Roberta Flack, Abbey Lincoln, Alice Coltrane and more‚ÄĒperformed by jazz vocalist Akua Allrich & The Tribe.

Desde Varios Puntos Del Planeta, Cantantes Unen Sus Voces En El Concierto Virtual Muj Photo Desde Varios Puntos Del Planeta, Cantantes Unen Sus Voces En El Concierto Virtual Mujeres Por La Esperanza 2021
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2021

En un esfuerzo y colaboración internacional y con una convocatoria de solidaridad para el mundo, México presentará el concierto Mujeres por la esperanza 2021, el cual unirá las voces de cantantes de diversas latitudes, quienes desde sus diferentes estilos y tesituras, tradiciones musicales y repertorios, enviarán un mensaje de esperanza en uno de los momentos más difíciles que vive la humanidad a causa de la contingencia sanitaria derivada de la COVID-19 que ha impactado prácticamente a todo el orbe.

Jealous Of The Birds Release New Album 'Peninsula' Photo Jealous Of The Birds Release New Album 'Peninsula'
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2020

Jealous of the Birds¬†‚Äď the musical project of Northern Ireland-based singer-songwriter Naomi Hamilton ‚Äď announce ¬†Peninsula: A Short Film.

KCRW Presents Season Three of Lost Notes Podcast Hosted by Hanif Abdurraqib Photo KCRW Presents Season Three of Lost Notes Podcast Hosted by Hanif Abdurraqib
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

KCRW announces today details of the third season of the critically acclaimed music documentary podcast Lost Notes.

McCarter Theatre Center Announces 2020-2021 Theater Series Photo McCarter Theatre Center Announces 2020-2021 Theater Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Line-Up Announced for 2020 KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl Photo Line-Up Announced for 2020 KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association announced the line-up for the 2020 KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl. The successful collaboration between KCRW and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, now in its 21st year, launches Sunday, June 28, at 7PM.

Angélique Kidjo and Special Guests to Perform Celebratory Program at Carnegie Hall Photo Angélique Kidjo and Special Guests to Perform Celebratory Program at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

On the heels of winning her fourth Grammy Award, Angélique Kidjo concludes her Perspectives series with Daughter of Independence on Saturday, March 14 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium/ Perelman Stage.

LPTW Will Present An Oral History Project With Publicist Irene Gandy at Bruno Walter  Photo LPTW Will Present An Oral History Project With Publicist Irene Gandy at Bruno Walter Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, is producing an Oral History Project event with renowned Broadway publicist Irene Gandy on Monday, February 10 beginning at 6pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the event is FREE and seats are available on a first-come-first-seated basis. Doors will open at 5:30pm.

Flushing Town Hall Launches A Winter And Spring Filled With 80 Events, Featuring Pres Photo Flushing Town Hall Launches A Winter And Spring Filled With 80 Events, Featuring Presentations From Across The Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

On January 7, 2020, Flushing Town Hall announced its winter and spring season providing plenty of opportunities-80 to be exact!-to enjoy arts and culture from near and far. The historic home to music, dance, family programs and art is presenting a dynamic array of concerts, workshops and other engaging activities.

BWW Interview: Ledisi Channels & Honors Nina Simone in LEDISI: THE LEGEND OF LITTLE G Photo BWW Interview: Ledisi Channels & Honors Nina Simone in LEDISI: THE LEGEND OF LITTLE GIRL BLUE
by Gil Kaan - Dec 10, 2019

The powerhouse singer that she is, Ledisi takes on the songs of legendary Nina Simone, honors them and makes them uniquely her own in LEDISI: THE LEGEND OF LITTLE GIRL BLUE (A MUSICAL JOURNEY INTO THE LIVES OF NINA SIMONE AND LEDISI), opening at The Wallis December 13, 2019. Transcending a wide range of musical genres, Ledisi will take you on her own path of musical discoveries, while describing the influence Ms. Nina Simone has made on her. Ledisi ever so graciously blocked open some time to answer a few of my tuneful queries.

The Town Hall Creates Entertainment Award Named After Cultural Icon Lena Horne Photo The Town Hall Creates Entertainment Award Named After Cultural Icon Lena Horne
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

The Town Hall today announced the inaugural Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact, the first major entertainment award to be named after a woman of color, honoring excellence at the intersection of arts and activism. The award, named after the celebrated actress, singer and activist Lena Horne, will recognize today's leading artists that are using their platform to promote awareness and create social change, and will be presented to the soon-to-be-announced recipient at an event at The Town Hall, a national historic landmark, in February 2020. The recipient of the Lena Horne Prize was selected by an advisory board that includes Lena Horne's daughter Gail Lumet Buckley, as well as an esteemed list of entertainers and philanthropists including Harry Belafonte, Billy Porter, Judy Collins, Deesha Dyer, Roxane Gay, Bob Santelli, Bruce Cohen, Jose Antonio Vargas, and more. The recipient will receive a $100,000 donation to be directed to a charity of their choice.

Dr Thokozani Mhlambi Performs Zulu Song Cycle Photo Dr Thokozani Mhlambi Performs Zulu Song Cycle
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

The South African State Theatre is excited to present two exclusive nights of 24 and 25 October with the internationally recognized cellist and composer Dr Thokozani Mhlambi, performing compositions from his acclaimed album titled Zulu Song Cycle, live in an intimate Sibusiso Khwinana Theatre at Africa's largest the theatre complex, the State Theatre.

Singer Angélique Kidjo Curates Four-Concert Perspectives Series At Carnegie Hall Photo Singer Angélique Kidjo Curates Four-Concert Perspectives Series At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

Three-time Grammy Award winner and Benin-born singer Angélique Kidjo brings her intoxicating blend of West African music, American R&B, jazz, and funk to her Perspectives series throughout Carnegie Hall's 2019a?"2020 season. The highly anticipated residency takes audiences on a journey of African music and culture throughout the world including three concerts curated by Kidjo and one spectacular program featuring her as a performer.

Tsidii Le Loka participar√° en el festival de jazz 'Ciudad de Toledo' Photo Tsidii Le Loka participar√° en el festival de jazz 'Ciudad de Toledo'
by Roberto Rodríguez - Sep 1, 2019

La actriz sudafricana, miembro del reparto original de EL REY LEON en Broadway, ha elegido Toledo para el estreno de su concierto tributo a la cantante y activista Miriam Makeba.

Meet The Current Cast of Creatures In THE LION KING On Broadway Photo Meet The Current Cast of Creatures In THE LION KING On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2019

Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life on stage each night in The Lion King. The Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports audiences to a dazzling world of glorious colors, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the story of Simba and his epic journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.

The Atlas Presents Jazz Series Photo The Atlas Presents Jazz Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

This Fall, Atlas Presents Jazz series will feature Argentinian singer, composer, and actress Sofia Viola, as well as contemporary jazz artists Cecily Bumbray and Akua Allrich & the Tribe.

Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Theatre Lab Acting Company, Dramaturgs and Advisors Photo Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Theatre Lab Acting Company, Dramaturgs and Advisors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

Sundance Institute's 2019 Theatre Lab convenes Monday, July 8; the Institute announced this year's participating acting company and creative advisors today.

LA Philharmonic Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of KCRW World Festival Series Photo LA Philharmonic Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of KCRW World Festival Series
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

The Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrates 20 years of its popular KCRW's World Festival series during the Hollywood Bowl 2019 season. A partnership between LA Phil and KCRW that began in 2000, KCRW's World Festival series continues to feature a diverse array of cutting-edge artists making music on a global scale.

Sundance Institute Theatre Lab Announces 2019 Fellows & Projects Photo Sundance Institute Theatre Lab Announces 2019 Fellows & Projects
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

Today, Sundance Institute's Theatre Program announces the nineteen artists who represent the creative teams that will convene to develop new work at the annual Lab at the Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah July 8-28.

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