Tonight at the Creative Alliance is A Tribute to Nina Simone: An Evening Honoring the High Priestess of Soul!
Director Rosiland Cauthen explores Nina’s profound influence with a group of dynamic young companies and artists. Diva Navasha Daya, co-founder and former lead singer of Fertile Ground, and Patterson favorite Jonathan Gilmore interpret Nina in song. Dance companies Raynfall and DishiBem, Bashi Rose’s Nommo Theater and incomparable performance artist Olu Butterfly immerse themselves in the angst, power, fierce tenacity and pride that is Nina Simone’s legacy, still vibrant for these committed Baltimore artists.
Performers include Navasha Daya, Olu Butterfly, Bashi Rose & Nommo Theatre, Dishibem Contemporary Traditional Dance, Sharayna Christmas-Rose and Raynfall Dance Company, The Griot’s Eye Program, and Jonathan Gilmore
There are two shows, one at 7Pm and one at 9PM. Click here for tickets!
We found this great Charm City Sessions video from the Creative Alliance of What Weekly Favorite the Navasha Daya singing the song “Baltimore” that was shot in honor of Nina Simone and tonight’s show!