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Join us on May 8, 2009 for NJHS Members Night at NJPAC, as we celebrate Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Judith Jamison. For details, please click here.


NJHS Members Night at NJPAC

Featuring The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Sweet Honey in the Rock

Followed by dessert reception with Artistic Director Judith Jamison

Friday, May 8, 2009 at 8:00 pm at NJPAC

$125 per person (includes tax-deductible $50 donation to NJHS)

Join The New Jersey Historical Society for a night of soaring dance and music, as the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates its 50th Anniversary. The genius of Alvin Ailey changed forever the perception of American dance; today, the legacy continues with Judith Jamison’s remarkable vision and the extraordinary artistry of the company’s dancers. In Go in Grace, set to music composed and performed live by Sweet Honey in the Rock, company member Hope Boykin weaves a gentle, affecting tale of community, family and growth that illustrates the African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.\\\\\\\"

After the show, join us downstairs at the Theatre Square Grill for an exclusive dessert reception and awards presentation with Judith Jamison, Artistic Director. We have reserved a limited number of excellent orchestra seats. Make your plans now to join us! Please fill out the form below and return it with your payment today. (RSVP by April 7, 2009.)

Before the performance, be sure to stop by NJHS to see Ailey Ascending, an exhibit of images by acclaimed photographer Andrew Eccles that capture the dancers in performance, behind-the-scenes, and in stunning portraits. The exhibit is on display at NJHS from April 1 to May 15, 2009. Questions? Please call 973-596-8500 ext 245.

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