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Dear Nina Exclusive Video Release
Friday, May 22, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
While we are seemingly at a standstill, we want to shine a light on the ones whose work is calling them forward—our frontline community, our ‘essential’ community, our social justice and activist community, our teachers and educator community, and to everyone who has answered the call to be in service in a time of urgency.
We are so excited to present a major release at 8 PM EST, 5/22/2020!
View at the YouTube link below:
From our ‘Dear Nina” family to yours, we see you, we thank you, we love you!
A Sneak Preview:
The Dear Nina Promo Video
A delicate twist on the familiar notion of a tribute show, Dear Nina: A Sonic Love Letter to Nina Simone is a love ode that commits to honoring the wisdom, truths, and stories embedded in Nina Simone’s legacy — musically, socially, and politically; powerfully presented by a Rootstock Republic chamber ensemble in collaboration with Drea d’Nur. The work originally commissioned by The Albright-Know Art Gallery (Buffalo, NY) in affiliation with their “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women 1965-1985” exhibit (March 2018/International Women’s Day–World Premier). Later that same month, Dear Nina premiered to a sold-out audience at The Public Theatre’s Joe’s Pub. In the 2019 Season, Dear Nina was met with high praise –”The Audience was spellbound….Nina Simone’s fire and tenderness were on full display.” [The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture] –and back-to-back sold out performances.