Prague-New York Effects: Lenka Dusilová and Tendayi Kuumba
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Monday, February 8 at 8 p.m.
presented by the Davis Performing Arts Center in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic
Top Czech singer-songwriter Lenka Dusilová joins forces with the talented New York dancer Tendayi Kuumba, member of the touring company Urban Bush Women, to present the Washington premiere of their original work as part of the project Prague-New York Effects, an international exchange project in which Czech and American artists collaborate to develop new works. A discussion with the performers will follow the show. Lenka Dusilová is a five time Angel award winning singer-songwriter. Her unique, original musical language is created by a fusion of electro – acoustic sounds with elements of rock and pop. Together with flawless vocal expression she is an icon of brave and innovative performance. Tendayi Kuumba is a Brooklyn based jazz singer, dancer and actress. She is currently a touring company member of Urban Bush Women, a dancer with the Marjani Forte Dance Company and resident jazz vocalist at the Williamsburg Music Center with the Gerry Eastman Quartet.
DAVIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, GONDA THEATRE
Tickets not picked up by 5 minutes prior to showtime may be released to patrons on standby. There may be a limited number of tickets available at the door if unavailable online.