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ALL-WEEKEND PROMO! "Like and Follow" AKILA WORKSONGS (this weekend) on Facebook and/or Twitter for a chance to win FREE TICKETS to "ELEVATING" (our Off-Broadway Showcase at BPAC; details below) or to the Funk Fest at NJPAC (with George Clinton and Morris Day and The Time; details Monday). PSST! Like and/or Follow, and Comment and you could *really* win those comps! We're watching... FEEL FREE to FORWARD BARUCH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (BPAC) CELEBRATES THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF AKILA WORKSONGS WITH AN AFTERNOON OF SPOKEN WORD, LIVE MUSIC, DRAMA, & DANCE (scroll down for all details) Experience Why We're Still Here After Two Decades of Passionate Service Join Us For Our First Off-Broadway Showcase! Baruch Performing Arts Center presents "Elevating: 20 Years of Arts and Activism, Live!" December 16, 2012, 2:30 pm Baruch Performing Arts Center 55 Lexington Ave., NYC 10010 (Enter on E. 25th, bet. Lexington & 3rd Aves.) CONFIRMED PERFORMERS Camille A. Brown Award-winning choreographer for Broadway revival of a Streetcar Named Desire; Artistic Dir., Camille A. Brown and Dancers ( @camilleAbrown) Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai Poet, author, 3x feature on HBO Presents Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam ( @yellowgurlpoet) Masauko Chipembere of Blk Sonshine Internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter ( @blksonshine) Mo Beasley Award-winning poet, playwright, actor (@mobeasleyspeaks) Pyeng Threadgill Award-winning jazz vocalist, composer (@pyengthreadgill) Ras Baraka Poet, educator, and author Principal, Central High School in Newark, NJ (@rasbaraka) Safiya Washington Poet, Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement alumni 2011 National Brave New Voices Gland Slam Poetry Champion (@honestly_safi) Toni Blackman Internationally acclaimed performance artist; the first Hip Hop Cultural Envoy/Musical Ambassador of the US State Department ( @toniblackman) MK Lewis ( @mklewis610) HOST Lumumba Bandele DJ/MUSICAL DIRECTOR Get Your Show Tickets Online! $25, $20, $10 (General, Access AKILA members, College Students) Buy ONLINE and at the BPAC BOX OFFICE http://bit.ly/elevatingtickets or 55 Lexington Ave., NYC 10010 CONTACT US General Ticket Info: 646.312.5073 General Program Info: 718.756.8501 or firstname.lastname@example.org Media Inquiries Are Directed To: Lea Byrd at email@example.com Web (Pass It On): www.AKILAWORKSONGS.com/elevatingakila FB Event: www.facebook.com/events/446262102074963/ Twitter: @baruchPAC @akilaworksongs @aprilRsilver Twitter Hashtags: #elevatingakila #artsandactivism #akilaat20 Put On BLAST! c/o AKILA WORKSONGS, Inc. | PO Box 250553 | Brooklyn, NY 11225 | United States