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Department of Recreation: The Amazing NINA SIMONE

Mayor Richard Thomas, City of Mount Vernon NY, Friends of Mount Vernon Arts, Recreation & Youth Programs(MVARYP), Bridge To Africa 360 Degrees, and Presbyterian Jazz Society (PJS) of Mount Vernon, New York

proudly present:


THOMAS 2017 - Nina Simone4 PROGRAM draft

A Film Documentary from writer/director JEFF L. LIEBERMAN

Enjoy Q&A Discussion with SAM WAYMON (brother of Nina Simone) & JEFF L. LIEBERMAN and enjoy the musical tunes of SAM WAYMON


$5.00 Donation @ 5:00pm @ The Doles Center Theatre, 250 South 6th Avenue

With musical proclamations like “Mississippi Go#dam” and an iconic style, Nina Simone, whom once called Mount Vernon NY home – was both loved and feared throughout the 1960s for her outspoken vision of Black Freedom.  Today, Nina is more popular years after her death than ever before. President Barack Obama listed “Sinnerman” in his top 5 favorite songs, and whether re-mixed, re-sampled or in its pure form, Nina’s music continues to empower people around the world with its unrelenting appeal for justice. With new insights into her musical journey from Classical Music and the segregated South, the worlds of Jazz and Civil Rights, through her erratic behavior and self-exile, Nina’s legacy is chartered all the way to the place where she found freedom.                – Written by Anonymous …

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Also, visit Mount Vernon Dept of Recreation‘s FACEBOOK page for ongoing information:

Mount Vernon City Hall | One Roosevelt Square | Department of Recreation | Office #11 – Ground Floor | Weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm | 914-665-2420

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