Amen Black Nativity! The students at Duke Ellington School of the Arts are in the final days of rehearsal a production of Mike Malone’s Black Nativity - A Gospel Song Play running from Dec. 4-15, 2013. As you can see they are preparing a gospel experience full of joy, hope, spirited dance, and powerful music!
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A little praise dance for the afternoon! Amen! Purchase your tickets! Mike Malone’s #BlackNativity opens tomorrow! https://www.vendini.com/ticketLine/ITL/?t=tix&w=c74b9d46ea71aa68e9fb624118f24922
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Black Nativity rehearsals are almost over! The show must begin! Have you gotten your ticket yet? Opening night is Dec. 4th!
Purchase your tickets now! Don’t wait, seats and showtimes are running out!
To see more photos from rehearsal for our upcoming production of Black Nativity visit NielsenPhotography.com
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Featured: On the left, Black Nativity film cast member Luke James. On the right Grammy Award winning musician, singer-songwriter Sting. Photo Courtesy of Simone Smalls PR
Just two days left! The excitement is building to see which DESA student or faculty member will win two VIP access tickets to see Sting and Paul Simon in concert at the Strathmore on March 12th. Remember the student or faculty member who sells the most tickets between November 25th and December 2nd (minimum of 25 tickets sold) will win the Sting VIP Access “Black Nativity” Ticket Promotion.
Be a part of the experience, purchase your tickets here!
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — Jazz Bemah is an 11th grade dance student at the Duke Ellington school for the Arts in D.C.
She has a major role in the schools upcoming “Black Nativity” production for the holiday season. Jazz’s mother and father are graduates of the same Ellington school. Petro is an artist. Shene, the wife is also a dancer.
The family of performing artists has been hit with some incredibly bad news of late. Petro Bemah lost his job which lead to the family being evicted from their rental home.
They are homeless.
Follow the link to read more, and find out how you can help on the WUSA9 news site.
#HappeningNow Luke James giving a talk to Ellington students! #LukeAtDuke #BlackNativity Thanks, @wolfjames!
#HappeningNow Ellington students and alumni in the upcoming performance of Black Nativity will be featured on TVOne’s #OneChristmas special! TAPING TONIGHT! Airing November 30th!
Vocal Music student Christina met Secretary Hillary Clinton last Thursday before singing the national anthem at the National Defense University Foundation’s American Patriot Award gala.
#HappeningNow Vocal students are in a master class with educator, composer-arranger, conductor Roland Carter —- founder and CEO of Mar-Vel, a publisher specializing in the music of African American composers and traditions.
Yearbook picture day! Senior student Chris (@Thtguy0218) representing for Class of 2014. 🎓 Make sure to order your yearbook before the price goes up!