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11 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Fatoumata Diawara

Sensual, emotive, spirited and poignant — all four words describe Fatoumata Diawara’s music to the tee. A native of Ivory Coast, Diawara’s life is filled with interesting tidbits; profiled by The Guardian, Diawara began as a child actress at age 9, culminating in a few feature films (including Dani Kouyata’s Sia, le rêve du python) […]

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05 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Fanfare Ciocărlia

Fanfare Ciocărlia, the riveting 12-piece Romanian brass orchestra, will be kicking off the 2012-2013 season of the Pace Presents series at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts. In keeping with the series’ theme of bringing internationally-acclaimed talent to the Schimmel, the popular Gypsy band’s performance on Sept. 22 will be sure to bring in unprecedented […]

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03 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Welcome to the blog of the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts!

The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts is pleased to bring you the 2012-2013 Pace Presents series! Seeking to enrich and engage our audiences by bringing world class entertainment to Lower Manhattan, this year’s series brings a collection of internationally-acclaimed talent in the areas of music, dance, theatre, lectures and film. We have a phenomenal […]

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