An Afternoon with Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band
Sun., May 5, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for an exciting evening celebrating Mary Lou Williams’ prolific legacy.
The program will be presented at Our Lady of Lourdes Church and School in Harlem. Founded in 1901 to serve the growing Catholic population of Hamilton Heights, the church became a spiritual sanctuary for neighborhood resident Williams in the mid-1950s.
4:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Screening, Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who
Swings the Band (Carol Bash, 2015)
5:00 PM — 5:50 PM
A Conversation with Carol Bash, Filmmaker and
Journalist, and Loren Schoenberg, Historian and
Senior Scholar, The National Jazz Museum in
6:00 PM — 7:00 PM
The Bertha Hope Quartet in partnership
with the Jazz Foundation of America
Free and open to the public. RSVP required; space is limited.
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Our Lady of Lourdes School
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468 W 143rd Street, btwn. Amsterdam & Convent Avenues
School Community Room
New York, NY 10031