Sunday, May 19th
Germantown Arts presents Singing Nina: a cultural festival and conference. This is a one day, multi-location festival in Germantown focused on the life and music of Nina Simone. Planned events include:
1-2:30pm - a screening of the documentary, "What Happened, Miss Simone"
2:45-3:45pm - a panel discussion of Nina Simone's life and work, through a cultural and historical context with hand picked experts
4-6:30pm - a VIP event with a reception and live performance of Nina Simone's music by M’Balia Singley at the Germantown Historical Society
4-6:30pm - a cider and kombucha garden at the historic Wyck House, with a performance by DJ Rich Medina of contemporary music that has utilized Nina Simone's music via sampling
7pm - an evening performance of "Dear Nina" by Rootstock Republic, a 7 piece string ensemble performing original arrangements of Nina Simone's music. The performance will take place at Rittenhouse Filmworks.
For general admission tickets to the festival, please click here.
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Thank you for your support!