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Celebrate The 20th Anniversary of Akila Worksongs!

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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...

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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)

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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

MK Lewis

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

or 55 Lexington Ave., NYC 10010

CONTACT US

General Ticket Info: 646.312.5073

General Program Info: 718.756.8501 or pr@akilaworksongs.com

Media Inquiries Are Directed To: Lea Byrd at lea@akilaworksongs.com

Twitter Hashtags: #elevatingakila #artsandactivism #akilaat20

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Put On BLAST! c/o AKILA WORKSONGS, Inc. | PO Box 250553 | Brooklyn, NY 11225 | United States

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