Impressive line-up of performers include Martha Graham Dance Company, Tony Bennett, Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band, Mark Morris Dance Group, Turtle Island String Quartet, Harlem Gospel Choir, Urban Bush Women & Compagnie Jant Bi, The Watts Prophets, Chino Nuñez & Friends Orchestra, Stefon Harris, Adalberto Santiago, Noël Quintana and the Latin Crew, Q-Nice and Friends, Shri Kalaa Mandhir, Hi-Lyfe Dancers, Carlos Jones & the PLUS Band and Much More.
The precursors of hip-hop, the Watts Prophets Hip-Hop Choirs will perform at the various Tri-C campuses on March 26-28. These performances are the results of residencies where community members hone their skills as they sing, recite, and chant their jazz-accompanied poems before a live audience.
Tri-C’s "Showtime at High Noon" series returns this season with new artists, programs, and favorites from past seasons. These noontime performances at Playhouse Square this year will feature the Watts Prophets.
The 29th Annual Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland will round out the 2007-2008 Tri-C Performing Arts season with a wide array of internationally renowned performers April 17-27, 2008. More information will be available on this year’s line-up in the upcoming months.
To order individual tickets to the Cuyahoga Community College Performing Arts 2007-2008 Season, call 1-800-766-6048. For group rates, call 216-987-4400, or go online at www.tricpresents.com.
Cuyahoga Community College Performing Arts presents significant contemporary artistic programs of the highest quality for its diverse multicultural audiences. These experiences are designed to stimulate, enlighten, educate and mutually enrich the artists and the community. A variety of free enriching performances, workshops, and residencies will be offered throughout the 2007-2008 season to complement our wide array of the Performing Arts programs held at the Tri-C campuses, Playhouse Square and other locations around the city.
The 2007-2008 Tri-C Performing Arts season of performances are made possible through the generous support from Arts Midwest, The Cleveland Foundation, National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Ohio Arts Council, Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, The George Gund Foundation, Kulas Foundation, Harry K and Emma R. Fox Foundation; and our media partners Cleveland.com, The Free Times, The Plain Dealer, WCLV and WKSU.
THE SEASON AT A GLANCE
Wednesday, 26, 8 p.m. The Watts Prophets Hip-Hop Choir
Thursday, 27, 8 p.m. The Watts Prophets Hip-Hop Choir
Friday, 28, 8 p.m. The Watts Prophets Hip-Hop Choir
Ticket prices vary. For tickets call 1-800-766-6048 or visit www.tricpresents.com. For subscriptions, group rates or information call 216-987-4400.
SHOWTIME SERIES (These noon performances are free and open to the public.)|
Thursday, March 6 The Watts Prophets