Time: June 27, 2015 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Institute of Musical Arts
Street: 3210 W. 54th Street
City/Town: Los Angeles
Website or Map: https://saltfishanddumplings2…
Event Type: storytelling, concert, music, and, reception
Organized By: Institute of Musical Arts
Latest Activity: Jun 27, 2015
Please mark your calendar and plan to attend "Saltfish and Dumplings 2: Return to Harmony Rise Island", An Afternoon of Stories and Song by Yvette Brandy, on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Institute of Musical Arts' Ray G. Clark Theater.
Yvette Brandy is a singer, songwriter and storyteller. Born and raised on St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, Yvette weaves West Indian history and culture into dynamic performances of West Indian Anansi stories, "Jumbie" (Ghost) tales, historical and multicultural stories, as well as her own personal and original stories. Her stories come alive with the melodic intonations of multiple dialects paired with traditional and original musical compositions.
In "Saltfish and Dumplings 2: Return to Harmony Rise Island", we are once again transported to the shores of Harmony Rise Island, where we first met Madam Malkia (portrayed by Yvette) in 2012 in the original "Saltfish and Dumplings" show. This time Madam Malkia graciously receives a group of male visitors for the Saltfish and Dumplings Restorative Retreat. We'll participate in the welcome ceremony for these lucky men, and be witnesses as Madam Malkia devilishly weaves stories with song to reveal the true nature of the men who will be the subject of her stories and “therapeutic” treatments.
Yvette's storytelling and beautiful songs transfix her audiences. She has performed with the California Philharmonic Chorale and Orchestra; has written several musicals and a four-part harmony choral composition, "Virgin Islands Christmas". In addition to her writing and stage performances, Yvette conducts seminars and workshops for parents, professionals, and aspiring storytellers.
We'd love to have you share in the festivities and enjoy an afternoon of great entertainment. As is our custom at the Institute of Musical Arts, a reception will follow the performance. You can buy tickets online at https://saltfishanddumplings2.eventbrite.com or by visiting our website: www.imalosangeles.com or you can pay by cash, check or credit card, at the IMA office, while supplies last.
Ours is a small, intimate theater, and we do expect that this concert will sell out. So please, purchase your tickets today.
We really hate the thought of disappointing anyone, so please call us at least TWO HOURS BEFORE the performance, to verify ticket availability if you do not purchase your ticket in advance. For additional information call: (323) 300-6578.