Music in the Library: Women in World Jazz - Women Activists for Peace and Social Justice

Saturday, December 32:00—3:15 PMLarge Meeting RoomCary Memorial Library1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA, 02420

Join us for our next exciting concert with Women in World Jazz. This concert will feature works by composers who use music as a platform to promote social justice and peace. Women in World Jazz highlight these artists who mobilize change, raise awareness to social issues and address inequality. The concert includes live presentations by members of the group and live performances. At the concert you'll hear about women who left their impact on history such as Joan Baez and Nina Simone, followed by contemporary composers and activists such as Beyoncé, Annie Lenox and Angelique Kidjo. The group continues its outreach leadership programs, teaching and collaborating with young musicians, creating a multi generational performing ensemble. Women in World Jazz strives to educate and share the stories from these women’s lives, and their culture with audiences across Massachusetts.

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This program is made possible by the generous donors to the Cary Library Foundation and in partnership with LexSeeHer.

Capacity: 48 of 80 spaces available.

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