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Feb 26 – Join All Ivy+ for the performance of Alvin Ailey
February 26, 2017 | 12:30 pm till 5:00 pm
Join All Ivy+ for the performance of Alvin Ailey
hosted by the Cornell Club of Miami
Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 2:00pm
The Winter in Lisbon / r-Evolution, Dream. / Ella, Revelations
12:30 Happy Hour Café at Books & Books (Bar Area – A la carte)
2:00 Curtain Rises
Alvin Ailey once declared, “I want to hold up a mirror to my audience that says, ‘This is the way people can be; this is how open people can be.’” Now more than ever, we need the power of dance to bring us together, connected by our common humanity. It’s why people say: You don’t just see an Ailey performance, you feel it.
This February, engage your emotions with our wide-ranging repertory, including the world premiere of:
Veteran Company member Hope Boykin was inspired to create r-Evolution, Dream. after a visit to an exhibition about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Atlanta’s Center for Civil & Human Rights. Her large ensemble work melds creative storytelling, new music composed by Ali Jackson (Jazz at Lincoln Center), and historic & original writings narrated by Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton).