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Cabaret Underground: All-star Black History Celebration
San Geronimo Valley Community Center
San Geronimo, CA
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Sunday Feb 24, 2013 4:00 PM - Sunday Feb 24, 2013 6:00 PM | $5.00 - $20.00


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Cabaret Underground: All-star Black History Celebration
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Saturday, February 24th 3pm doors, 4pm show

Cabaret Underground:

All-Star Black History Celebration

 
"The heavy hitting Mwanza Furaha sings with a powerful and sublime voice that lifts each song above the ordinary."  
- Baum Biem, Marinscope  

Celebrate Black History Month through Music and Poetry with
Mwanza Furaha Mwanza Furaha (as seen with Maya Angelou, Sun Ra, & more!) & friends:
Richard Howell (Carlos Santana)
Franklin Hall
Michael J. Ilnicki (BB King, Sherrills, The Four Seasons)
Jef Labes (Bonnie Raitt)
Jim Lee (NY Shakespeare Fest)
Patrick Duckett
Sandy White
Blake Richardson
Dirk Johnson

Cast members have performed or recorded with outstanding artists such as Etta James, Van Morrison, and many more.

 

Tributes:


1900's - 1940's: James Weldon Johnson, Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy, Ma Rainey, Langston Hughes, Lena Horne, Bert Williams and George Walker

 

1950's - 1990's: Billy Eckstine, Thelonius Monk, John Coltrane, John Hendricks, Carmen McRae, Betty Carter, Nina Simone, Oscar Brown, Jr., Maya Angelou & Motown.    

   

Mwanza Furaha is a gifted vocalist, actor, dancer, producer, instructor, and all-around entertainer. She has established herself as a skilled professional in a career that has spanned over 50 plus years. She has shared the stage with artists including Betty Carter, Lou Rawls, Merle Saunders, Carmen McRae and many more. Her film credits include Bullitt, Love at First Bite and more. She performed with Harold Nichols in the hit show Stompin' At The Savoy at the On Broadway Theater and sang and danced in the TV show Black Blues Black created by Maya Angelou.      

More about Mwanza Furaha.



Event Details:

Date:  Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Showtime:   4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Doors Open: 3:00 p.m.



Location:

The San Geronimo Valley

Community Center

6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd

San Geronimo, CA 94963



Cost:  $20 in Advance, $25 at Door

Children Under 10: $5



Ticket Information:

To purchase tickets in advance please contact www.arts@sgvcc.org,

www.sgvcc.org or 415-488-8888 press # and 253

Location

San Geronimo Valley Community Center
6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Geronimo, CA 94963
United States


Categories

Arts > Performance
Music > All Ages
Music > Blues
Music > Global
Music > Jazz
Other > Charity
Other > Family-Friendly
Other > Fundraisers

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!

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