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Nanaimo African Heritage Society Presents: Nostalgia Jazz & Gospel Concert

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Sunday, February 21st, 2016
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

In celebration of Black History Month, the Nanaimo African Heritage Society is proud to present exceptional vocalists Gina Williams and Maureen Washington and the Watoto Fusion Dancers at their Nostalgia Jazz & Gospel Concert.

The concert will take place at 1998 Estevan Rd. at the Brechin United Church on Sunday February 21st, 2016. Doors open at 2:00 pm and the concert starts at 3:00 pm.

Tickets are $25.00 for Adults and are $12.00 for Children Under 13. Tickets are available at the Port Theatre, Arbutus Music and by credit card at Fascinating Rhythm at 250-716-9997.

For more information contact the Nanaimo African Heritage Society 250-729-9332.

Gina Williams’ song "You Are Not Alone" from her CD, "In Spite of the Storm" is the theme song for the Russian Film, "Love is the Best Medicine." Both "You Are Not Alone" and "Don't Wanna Be Here" were chosen as one of the top picks for the Province Playlist in BC. Nostalgia Jazz & Gospel Concert performer Maureen Washington hails from Victoria, British Columbia.

She performs with duos, sextets, and solo artists, including singing back up on Canadian Folk legend Valdy’s 2011 album, Read Between the Lines. A popular performer on Vancouver Island, she has performed at the Victoria International Jazz Fest since 2008.

Maureen’s accolades include The 2014 Black Canadian Award's Best Jazz and Soul Artist, and the 2011, 2013 and 2014 Monday Magazine’s Jazz and Blues Artist of the Year awards.

Nanaimo African Heritage Society President Shalema Gantt said,” We are very excited about these wonderful performers coming to our community of Nanaimo.

We invite everyone to come and celebrate Black History Month with us during our many fun events including our Finale Dinner Dance Gala for Black History Month.

More information about all of our scheduled events for the month of February is available on our website and at 250-729-9332. ”

Cost: Adult: $25
Child: $under 13- $12
Member: $5 discount
Category: Arts | Entertainment
    Dance (Performance)
Concerts | Music
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    Ethnic | Multi-Cultural
Location: Brechin United Church
1998 Estevan Rd, Nanaimo
This event is for Everyone
More Info: Shalema Gantt
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