Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Thiago de Mello & Ithamara Koorax live in NY

A “United Nations” Concert Celebration:
60th Anniversary of the
“Universal Declaration of Human Rights”
World Premiere: “A Flame in the Dark”
Ithamara Koorax with Gaudencio Thiago de Mello & Amazon Big Band

Join DownBeat and Grammy Award-nominees Ithamara Koorax and composer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist Gaudencio Thiago de Mello for the World Premiere of “A Flame in the Dark,” his tribute to Sergio Vieira de Mello, in celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Speakers will include:
William Kelly, President, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Charlotte Bunch, Center for Women’s Global Leadership, Rutgers University
Monica Aleman, International Indigenous Women’s Forum
Hossein Alizadeh, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) Catherine Albisa, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI)
Blanche Wiesen Cook, Distinguished Professor of History, The Graduate Center, CUNY

December 10th, Wednesday, 7:30pm
Proshansky Auditorium
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
365 Fifth Ave (btwn 34th & 35th)
No registration. Please arrive early for a seat.

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