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Lady Sings the Blues at Mesa Arts Center

Mesa, AZ

Special "Bring A Friend Invitation"....Buy one ticket and get one free.  Don't miss this special evening at the Mesa Arts Center. What: With song and speech “Lady Sings the Blues” will ce...


Thu, Mar 26, 2015 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Nesbitt / Elliott Playhouse (Mesa Arts Center)
1 East Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
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Special "Bring A Friend Invitation"....Buy one ticket and get one free.  Don't miss this special evening at the Mesa Arts Center. 

What: With song and speech “Lady Sings the Blues” will celebrate and explore music and history in a thought-provoking and entertaining evening to honor Women’s History Month.

Who: Marcie Hutchinson, lecturer of history education in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at ASU, will discuss women in the 1920s and blues singer Bessie Smith’s role as an icon of the New Woman of the ‘20s. Smith’s music and her legacy (Aretha and Janis, to name just two) will be shared with the audience demonstrating the power music has to bring about social change.

Jazz vocalist Kim DeVoss and her group Cool Breeze will perform.

Cindy Ornstein, Mesa Arts Center Executive Director, will discuss the valuable role the arts plays in sustaining our communities.

Wells Fargo has graciously sponsored our "Lady Sings the Blues" event.  

"Bring A Friend Invitation" -- How does it work?  Register now for the 3/26 event.  Ellevate Phoenix will email you to confirm the second ticket at no charge, and request the name of your guest.  Men are very welcome.  Then you'll be all set for "Lady Sings the Blues."  

Looking forward to seeing you on the 26th! 

Note:  If you have any trouble registering for this event, please email us at phoenix@ellevatenetwork.com


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