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Performing Families: An Evening of Music, Dance and Conversation

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31 Mamaroneck Ave

White Plains, NY 10601

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In celebration of Black History Month, join us for an unforgettable evening that features four family ensembles as they perform and discuss the meaning of kinship, tradition and the arts.

The event features the award-winning Prestige Step Team (New Rochelle), the Ptah-Shabazz Wisdrum Orchestra (White Plains), Bronx Jazz Legend Bertha Hope with daughter Monica Meaux Hope (NYC), and old school hip-hop crew the Money Makin’ Mob (Mount Vernon).

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$10 General Admission

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ALSO IN FEBRUARY:
2/14: Valentine’s Day Jukebox, ft. Samara McLendon and Lucy Wijnands
2/15: Country Love Song Jukebox ft. Molly Adele Brown
2/22: Salsa Dance Party at ArtsWestchester

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ABOUT BERTHA HOPE
Bertha Hope is an accomplished pianist, composer and arranger. She has been an active force in improvised music since the early '60s. Her long association with pianist/composer Elmo Hope resulted in a host of recorded compositions and arrangements, currently performed by the Elmo Hope Project, in which Hope is the pianist. She is also the leader of her own trio (with Walter Booker and Jimmy Cobb), and a member of the group Jazzberry Jam! Hope served as an artist-in-residence under the auspices of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and through this program performed in statewide New Jersey music workshops with Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Foster, Nat Adderley and Philly Joe Jones.

ABOUT MONICA MEAUX HOPE
Hope began her musical journey at age 10 as a founding member of the Edenwald Community Choir, Bronx, New York, and later attended the High School of Music & Art.
She's performed at Rockwood Music Hall with Grammy Award-winner Jeremy Mage; Minton's with multiple Grammy Award-nominee James Hurt, as a featured vocalist in the 2016 International Women in Jazz Festival, and more.

ABOUT MONEY MAKIN' MOB
Money Makin' Mob (MMM) is a hip­hop family founded in Mt. Vernon in 1978. For MMM, hip­hop is more than a hobby; it is a culture that the crew has been living and breathing since its earliest days in the 1970s. As young adults, MMM performed hundreds of shows all over Mt. Vernon, the Bronx and the greater tri­state area alongside some of hip­hop's leading pioneers like The Furious 5 and the Cold Crush Brothers. For the last 17 years, MMM has been organizing two annual grassroots community hip­hop events: the Mount Vernon Hip­Hop Community Summer Cookout and the Old School Hip­Hop Winter Party Concert. The mission of both events is to preserve the legacy of hiphop, particularly hip-hop’s place in Mt. Vernon.

ABOUT PRESTIGE STEP TEAM
Prestige Step Team is an award winning high-school step team in New Rochelle, directed by Karen Johnson. The team has been competing since its formation over a decade ago.

More live events at ArtsWestchester: artsw.org/fabfeb, #LiveatAW

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Performing Families is part of ArtsWestchester’s Folk Arts Program, made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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