Ladies First and the Composers Concordance Records Present:
The inaugural event in an invigorating new series...
Held at New York City’s historic Bohemian National Hall, which sets the tone for the evening.
Brought to you by Milica Paranosic, Keve Wilson, and Lynn Bechtold. Join us for a glorious evening of good art and good causes—made for and by women. Special award will be created by NYC artist Cecilia Mandrile. In addition, video installations featuring interviews with inspiring women will help to usher in this celebration.
As women, we reach into the past for the foundation of our strength and art, while embracing the opportunities of the present and future.
7 - 8PM – Opening Reception and Video Installation
A reception and video installation opens the evening, with personal interviews and tributes by women whose works have made a significant contribution to our cultural life. Notable women in all fields are represented: music, dance, art, literature, health, fashion, non-profit founders, and more.
In this video interview, the women share their stories, passions, challenges and personal intimate moments.
Featured ladies include composer Gloria Coates, Micalea Ferreira of ARTErra - residências rurais artísticas, Camille Zamora,co-founder of Sing for Hope, Lara Land of Land Yoga, celebrated photographer Theresa Ortolani, award winning author and founder of the Storylines Project, Neela Vaswani, The Lelt Foundation Co-Founder Anja Wood, and many others.
8 - 9:30PM - Concert
Conceived as a flowing voyage through times and Bohemian aesthetics, composers of today are combined with music of past times and remote places. Along with New York's finest chamber musicians, the concert showcases the ladies of CCR.
Lynn Bechtold, Peter Breiner, Dan Cooper, Antonin Dvořák, Lady Gaga, Patrick Grant, Vitezslava Kapralova, Alvin Lucier, Alma Mahler, Milica Paranosic, Astor Piazzolla, Gene Pritsker, Keve Wilson
Milica Paranosic, Lynn Bechtold, Keve Wilson, Irina Chirkova, Dan Barrett, Peter Breiner, Dan Cooper, Patrick Grant, Taka Kigawa, Gene Pritsker
9:30 - 11PM After-party
The women of Ladies First will wear jewelry by Sequin Jewelry
Wraps and scarves supplied by Elizabeth Gillett
The women of Ladies First are embracing the age they live in, in which the ladies are allowed, encouraged, and inspired to take the lead in any and all areas of life and arts, while losing nothing of their grace, charm, and magnetism-once their only allowed assets.
For more information, please go to: http://www.wix.com/ladiesfirstnyc/ccr