|Win tickets to see the family-friendly multicultural show, Women of the Calabash.
Photo courtesy of Symphony Space via Beth Blenz-Clucas
Bicultural Mama is teaming up with Symphony Space in New York City to offer readers 4 free tickets to the family-friendly Afro-Cuban rhythm show, Women of the Calabash. The performers combine traditional instruments, lush vocals, and musical forms with contemporary influences from Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Black America. Kids will love listening and moving to the toe-tapping beats, as well as learning about other cultures from around the world.
Founded in 1978, Women of the Calabash has performed for former Presidents Tomas Sankara of Burkina Faso and Jean Bertrand Aristide of Haiti. The group received the prestigious Monarch Merit Award, Blue Ribbon for Best Music Video from the American Film Festival, and the CINE Golden Eagle Award. The performers were cited as “Musicians Extraordinaire” by the National Council for Culture and Art, and HBO featured Women of the Calabash in a Black History month profile in 1997.
Preview a performance of Women of the Calabash:
Women of the Calabash takes place on October 8, 2011 at 2 pm in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia theater in the Upper West Side of New York City. Tickets typically sell for $20 (adults) and $17 (children), but now readers can win a family pack of 4 free tickets through the Bicultural Mama giveaway.
For more information: Visit www.symphonyspace.org for more information on this show as well as their season of other scheduled shows. The Leonard Nimoy Thalia theater is located at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025-6990, Tel: 212.864.5400.
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