The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

The 30th anniversary celebration of the Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center kicks off at 7 pm on Thursday in Long Island University’s Kumble Theater.

Highlights of the program include the presentation of a lifetime achievement award to dancer-educator Carmen de Lavallade as well as performances by Dudley Williams (pictured), Marlies Yearby, Nia Love and more.

De Lavallade danced with the Lester Horton Dance Theater, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Company and The Metropolitan Opera before joining the faculty of the Yale School of Drama. The multi-talented artist has also performed off-Broadway and in the films "Carmen Jones" (1955) and "Odds Against Tomorrow" with Harry Belafonte (1959).

"The Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center’s 30th Anniversary Celebration" will take place June 29 at 7 pm at the Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts on the Brooklyn campus of Long Island University (Flatbush Avenue Extension at DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn). Tickets are $15, $13 seniors and students. For tickets and more information, call the box office at (718) 488-1624 or visit the Web site

Updated 4:00 pm, November 10, 2010
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: