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Monday, July 21, 2008

Lincoln Center presents Midsummer Night Swing

Mart'nalia brings the real samba from Rio to Midsummer Night Swing July 23
Lincoln Center presents
Midsummer Night Swing
Lincoln Center'S Damrosch Park

Check out sambista Mart'nalia, live at Midsummer Night Swing this coming Wednesday!

"Her sambas make it seem as if every pleasure or sorrow can be handled with grace."
-The New York Times on Mart'nalia
Come to Midsummer Night Swing, New York's hottest outdoor dance party, for a sizzling evening of classic sambas and swinging originals from Rio's next generation star Mart'nália, who extends the legacy of her father, legendary sambista Martinho Da Vila.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Dance lesson at 6:30
Live music and dancing at 7:30
Tickets: $15

Lesson: Marcos & Cristiani Leite, Samba Society
DJ: Greg Caz, Brazilian Beat Brooklyn

Damrosch Park
West 62nd Street between Columbus and Amsterdam

For tickets and more information:
CenterCharge (212.721.6500)
Avery Fisher Hall Box Office (Broadway at 65th Street)
Visit the Midsummer Night Swing Listening Lounge to listen to an audio clip of Mart'nalia, and get your tickets today!

Midsummer Night Swing continues tonight with the NY debut of Chicago's Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra. On Wednesday, July 16, we present the explosive Gypsy brass band, the Boban Markovic Orkestar. Thursday, July 17 showcases the torrid tangos of the Argentinean band Orquesta Típica Imperial. On Friday, July 18, New York's underground club scene comes uptown when Swing welcomes the Budos Band, Chico Mann, and Jeannie Hopper's Liquid Sound Lounge with Jay Rodriguez. And Grammy-winner Albita brings the rhythms of her native Cuba via Miami's Little Havana to Damrosch Park on Saturday, July 19.

On Tuesday, July 22, the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra arrives with its big-band sound and special guest jazz vocalist Mary Stallings. And on Friday, July 25, Catalan rumba pioneer Peret is joined by his younger rock-'n'-roll-influenced Spanish countrymen, La Troba Kung-Fú. The Spanish Harlem Orchestra wraps up the season on Saturday, July 26.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.,
70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
Administrative Offices 212.875.5000 | CenterCharge 212.721.6500

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