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Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning

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164-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, United States

February 2019

Emmett Wigglesworth “Jazz…Rhythm & Blues…Gospel Music…”- March 8, 2019 Opening Reception 7-9pm

February 15 - April 30
Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning, 164-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, United States
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Free

Resident of Jamaica Queens for more than 20 years, Emmett Wigglesworth is a muralist, painter, sculptor, fabric designer and poet who has been creating for over six decades. JCAL invites you to experience a world of music through Emmett Wigglesworth’s lens…

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Oral History/Film: Double Victory & Freedom Flyers of Tuskegee/Speaker

February 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning, 164-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, United States
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Free

In this inspiring account of the Tuskegee Airmen--the country's first African American military pilots--historian J. Todd Moye captures the challenges and triumphs of these brave aviators in their own words, drawing on more than 800 interviews recorded for the National…

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Fanike African Dance Troupe Dancing, Drumming; Celebrating Culture & History!

February 23 @ 7:30 pm
Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning, 164-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, United States
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$0051 – $917

Directed by Patricia Ghizamboule Robinson, the Fanike African Dance Troupe will perform with their signature libation, drumming and dance performance honoring the ancestors of the African Diaspora.

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Poet/Author Sherese Francis Hosts Kinetic: A Literary Jam Series

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning, 164-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, United States
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$5.00

Kinetic, a new literary series, "words in motion."  “All in” with spoken word and sound poetry, film, writing workshops and a traveling library. Collaborations with musicians and dancers and J. Expressions mobile library of authors and writers in Southeast Queens.…

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March 2019

Joel Ross Trio

March 14 @ 8:00 pm
Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning, 164-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, United States
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$10

Percussionist Joel Ross recently completed a two year fellowship with the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet in California. Winning first place at the 2016 BIAMP PDX Jazz Festival 'Jazz Forward' Competition, he was also a winner of the Keep an Eye…

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May 2019

Nerissa Campbell

May 9 @ 8:00 pm
Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning, 164-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, United States
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$10

Nerissa Campbell graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, she has called New York home since 2001, performing in the city regularly at well known haunts such as 55 Bar, The Jazz Gallery, Fat Cat, Le Poisson Rouge,…

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