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1601 River Drive, Suite 110
Moline, Illinois 61265
Evenings at Butterworth Center
Friday, February 23rd 7pm
Through story telling and song, Charlotte Blake Alston brings African customs and culture to life with her solo performance incorporating traditional instruments such as the djembe, mbira, and 21 stringed kora. An award winning performer, Charlotte Blake Alston has traveled world-wide, mesmerizing audiences of all ages with her unique stage presence and narrative style.
Charlotte Blake Alston has been featured in concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Carnegie Hall Family Concert Series, Presidential Inaugural Celebration, and numerous symphony orchestras, as well as producing several commissioned works for orchestra and opera companies. She is a popular presence at story telling festivals throughout North America and abroad, and is a recipient of the Zora Neale Hurston Award - the highest award presented by the National Association of Black Storytellers. Be sure to mark your calendar for this one-of-a-kind performance by multi-talented Charlotte Blake Alston. For additional information, visit www.charlotteblakealston.com.
This event is funded by the William Butterworth Foundation, and is part of the Quad City Arts Visiting Artist Series. The event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required. Refreshments will be served after the program. For more information, go to www.butterworthcenter.com, or call (309) 743-2701.
Evenings at Butterworth - Charlotte Blake Alston
February 23rd at 7pm
1105 8th Street
Moline, IL 61625