Mondays – On Stage Live, Life & Music of
2/12 & 2/26 @ 7:30 PM/CH
2/12 Pearl Bailey – The first African-American to receive the Screen Actors Guild lifetime achievement award, Pearl Baily was a pathfinder as a singer, actress, performer and author. She won a Tony award for her performance in the title role of the all-black cast of “Hello Dolly,” an Emmy Award and had several Billboard hits.
2/26 Josephine Baker – was an American-born French dancer, singer and actress. Her career was centered primarily in Europe, mostly in France. She was the first black woman to star in a major motion picture, the 1927 silent film Siren of the Tropics, directed by Mario Nalpas and Henri Étiévant. She is famous for her role as a civil rights icon and American ex-patriot.