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Harlem 100


Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:00PM

Harlem 100

Single tickets for 2020/21 season currently not on sale.
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Irvine Barclay Theatre

Michael Mwenso and the Shakes

Eclectic Orange Series sponsored by Judith and Howard Jelinek
Co-presented by Irvine Barclay Theatre

This multi-media show captures the sights and sounds of Harlem when legendary artists such as Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes and Billie Holiday made Harlem the cultural center of the country. Hosted by Michael Mwenso, Harlem 100 presents the most exciting Harlem musicians and dancers in a modern variety show, and pays homage to the presentations made famous in the Apollo Theater, the Cotton Club and other celebrated venues of the Harlem Renaissance. Featuring the music of Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters as well as a 9-piece band with 1 tap dancer, Harlem 100 celebrates one of the most influential artistic movements of our country and gives insight into Harlem then and now.