Sisterhood of Swing
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The 2018 dance season in Damrosch Park kicks off with an all-star, all-woman big band led by “the shining hope of hot jazz” Bria Skonberg (New York Times), with jazz violin legend Regina Carter, powerhouse clarinetist Anat Cohen, and some of the jazz world’s best musicians. When this Sisterhood rips into a set of classic swing, you will have no option but to rise up and experience the joy of a night dancing under the stars. The band’s inspiration? The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, the first integrated, all-female swing band that Earl Hines once praised as “the first Freedom Riders.”
Moderated by Zita Allen
Thursday, June 21 at 7:30 pm
Film Society's Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center's Amphitheater, 144 West 65th Street
Dance critic, author, and professor Zita Allen and an esteemed group of dancers and scholars trace the evolution of Lindy hop from its Harlem Renaissance roots to its modern-day revival.
Panelists: LaTasha Barnes, Mickey Davidson, Cynthia Millman, Tena Morales, and Sally Sommer
Shaking up the jazz world.
The finest jazz violinist of her generation.
One of the leading clarinetists of her generation, adept at everything from Dixieland to Brazilian music.
White Light Festival Packages
are now on sale at whitelightfestival.org
Single tickets on sale to general public on June 28
Tue, Jun 26
6:00 pm $17 – $25
By Phone: 212.721.6500
Bria SkonbergPhoto courtesy of the artist
Regina CarterPhoto by Christopher Drukker
Anat CohenPhoto by Shervin Lainez
Lakecia BenjaminPhoto by Elizabeth Leitzell
Sharel CassityPhoto by Abdullah Quick
Chloe FeoranzoPhoto by Dylan Duvall
Camille ThurmanPhoto by Phillis Kwentoh
Emily AsherPhoto by Joanne Levey
Jami DauberPhoto courtesy of the artist
Endea OwensPhoto courtesy of the artist
Michela LermanPhoto courtesy of the artist
Champian FultonPhoto by Antonio Narváez Dupuy