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Rokia Traore - Beautiful Africa

11/15/13 | 7:30pm

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Rose Theater, 10 Columbus Circle Map

212-769-6610

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Is it my destiny to grow toward the unknown? Malian singer-songwriter Rokia Traore, last seen in Peter Sellars's Desdemona, poses this question on her acclaimed new album, Beautiful Africa. Singing in Bambara, French, and English, Traore brings to life her beloved homeland in the midst of political uncertainty, celebrating the strength of the human spirit and a hope that prevails. Part of the 2013 White Light Festival.

Venue Description: The world's leading performing arts center and home to the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, New York Philharmonic, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and the School of American Ballet.

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