MOOD INDIGO – The Magic of Nina Simone at Kumble Theater in Brooklyn, NY September 17, 2011


Thanks to our friend and incredible singer, Imani Uzuri, for the heads up on this great event honoring a soul and jazz legend, Nina Simone.

Time:  Saturday, September 17 · 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Location:  Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts

One University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
Tickets: $20; $17 – students/seniors with ID
Details:

This unique presentation features developing collaborative dance sequences set to live vocal interpretations of Ms. Simone’s finest work. Featured indie artists at this initial vocal presentation are Francesca Harper, Karen Bernod, Fredi Walker-Browne, Cori Robinson, Tarrah Reynolds, 2ntrigue, Scout Line, Mark Vodery, Anthony Dixon, r’kardo st’von, and members of the spectacular Francesca Harper Project, with music direction by pianist Shawn Keys and guitarist/ percussionist Thierry Remion, and original choreography by Francesca Harper.

Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus is a dynamic, state-of-the art performance venue serving one of the most diverse campuses and communities in the country. It is designed to nourish artistic exploration and development by students and other emerging artists while providing the entire community greater access to an exciting range of Broadway-quality, classical and cutting-edge professional performances.

Impeccably crafted for the dramatic and technical demands of dance, music and theatrical productions, this elegant, 320-seat theater provides finely tuned acoustics and top-tier lighting, projection and other electronic capabilities. With a stage featuring a ÒsprungÓ floor extending to the seating area, the theater fosters an intimacy between performers and their audiences.

Box Office: 718.488.1624

Email: info@kumbletheater.org

Social:
facebook.com/kumbletheater
twitter.com/kumbletheater

SUBWAY:
IRT: 2,3,4,5 trains to Nevins Street Station
BMT: B, M, Q, or R trains to DeKalb Avenue Station
IND: A, C, or G trains to Hoyt-Schermerhorn Street Station

LIRR:
Flatbush Avenue Station

BUS:
B52, B26, B37, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B67, B103

AUTOMOBILE:

From Queens
Take the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway west to the Tillary Street Exit. Follow Tillary Street to Flatbush Avenue. Make a left onto Flatbush Avenue. The Brooklyn Campus is on the corner of Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues.

From Staten Island or Brooklyn
Take the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway east to Cadman Plaza West. Follow Cadman Plaza West to Tillary Street. Turn left on Tillary Street and then right on Flatbush Avenue. The Brooklyn Campus is at the third traffic light on the left.

From Manhattan
Take the Manahattan Bridge to Flatbush.
Continue down Flatbush until you reach The Brooklyn Campus on the corner of Flatbush and Dekalb.

Or take the Brooklyn Bridge and make a left turn at the first light on the Brooklyn side (Tillary Street) and proceed one block to Flatbush Avenue.

Take a right onto Flatbush and continue straight until you reach The Brooklyn Campus on the corner of Flatbush and Dekalb

Nina Simone – Four Women (note: this was the first song we ever heard Imani Uzuri sing 10 years ago. Magical!)
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