Friday, March 15, 2013

Wharton Center for Performing Arts - Pasant Theater
East Lansing, MI

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New Years Eve 1929! Harlem’s hottest night club, the Garden of Joy, is ringing in the New Year with a live radio broadcast celebrating the decade of the Harlem Renaissance. This original Wharton Center commissioned work features electrifying live jazz, blues and classical music by keyboard artist Alvin Waddles and his band. THE GARDEN OF JOY infuses the writings of Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Zora Neal Hurston and W.E.B. DuBois with the music of Fats Waller, Duke Ellington and more to bring the joy, humor, struggle and energy of this astonishing moment in American history and culture.
Ticket Price: $10-25
Show Time:8:00
Ages:All Ages

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