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Music Under Glass: Chicago West Community Music Center presents Paris Noir
March 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Limited tickets available day of concert for $20. You can purchase here or on-site starting at 2pm in the Show House. Cash/check/credit accepted.
The Chicago West Community Music Center (CWCMC) will present Paris Noir: African-Americans in “The City of Lights”. A live tribute to Nina Simone, Josephine Baker, Eartha Kitt, Bricktop and Sidney Bechet. Featuring vocalist Karla Beard-Leroy.
Karla is excited to make her debut at the Garfield Park Conservatory’s Music Under Glass series in Paris Noir: African-Americans in the City of Lights after playing Sarah in Porchlight Theatre’s acclaimed production of Ragtime. She portrayed the Princess in Ravinia’s Princess and the Black-eyed Pea. She was Dessa Rose in the Midwest premier of Dessa Rose at AppleTree Theatre (Jeff Nomination) & Ti Moune, Once on this Island (Jeff Nomination). Other credits include Mamma Mia (National Tour); The Piano Lesson (Madison Rep), Gigi, Miss Saigon (Marriott Lincolnshire); Charlaine, Ain’t Misbehavin (Arkansas Rep); The Amen Corner(Goodman Theater); Celeste #2, Sunday in the Park with George (Ravinia); God and Country (Victory Gardens).
Music Under Glass at the Garfield Park Conservatory is a musical concert program, produced by the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance, that connects visitors to the beauty and power of nature through live performance.
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