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STAT! FOR NEW YORK CITY'S PUBLIC HOSPITALS! A week-long series of events to celebrate and benefit our hospitals and healthcare facilities
December 3, 2010 - STAT! For New York City's Public Hospitals is a week-long series of events to celebrate and benefit our hospitals and healthcare facilities.
Thursday, December 9, 7:30pm
The Bronx: The Pulse of Salsa—A Sizzling Night of Latin Groove
Lehman College of Performing Arts Center, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West
Grammy Award-nominated India, “The Princess of Salsa,” headlines an evening of music, dancing, and pure Latin heat. This evening also features torrid Salsa sensation Frankie Negron and will be hosted by DJ legend Paco.
Friday, December 10, 7:30pm
Brooklyn: World Beat—A Global Music Extravaganza
Brooklyn College Performing Arts Center, 2900 Campus Road
Haitian Kompa sensation Alan Cave headlines an evening of world music with an international line-up including award-winning jazz artist Anat Cohen, hip-hop dance troupe Full Circle Soul with the choreographic stylings of Kwikstep and Rokafella, and all-star dance band Charanga Soleil.
Saturday, December 11, 7:30pm
Manhattan: Music of the Heat—An Evening of Sensational Music, Song & Spirit
Mother Zion AME Church, 146 Weat 137th Street
Gospel, popular, and jazz music ring in the holidays with a heavenly line-up of eclectic stars, hosted by WBLS FM’s Dr. Bob Lee. The night includes a rare performance by The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards, Grammy-winning Gospel superstar Rev. Hezekiah Walker, internationally-acclaimed clarinetist Don Byron, New York singer/songwriter/rocker Garland Jeffreys, gospel songbird Valerie Boyd, plus Harlem’s Mama Foundation Gospel Choir.
Sunday, December 12, 3pm
Queens: Kids for Kids—A Celebration of Young Genius
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, 35-12 35th Avenue, Astoria
An exciting and fun-filled holiday-themed variety show featuring the Kids of Broadway, Impact Repertory Theater, and more. Music, theater, dance, and fun surprises for the whole family.
Throughout the week, beginning Sunday, December 5
Staten Island: Art and Healing—Healthy for the Holidays
Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens, 1000 Richmond Terrace
A week-long art show featuring works from HHC’s world-class art collection that kicks off with a Sunday December 5 afternoon of festivities including a holiday tree-lighting, local artisan market, an appearance by Staten Island’s own Repeat Offenders, Mommy and Me Yoga, and other special surprises.
For tickets and information, please visit stathhc.org or call 646-458-2815. All tickets affordable!