NJPAC features historic concert film screenings
Published: Friday, February 1, 2013
Updated: Friday, February 1, 2013 10:02
Starting on Feb. 1 at 7 p.m., Friday nights at New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s Victoria Theater will feature Nelson George’s series of historic concert film screenings including “Save the Children,” “Krush Groove,” “Wattstax” and “Jazz on A Summer’s Day.”
In these films, audiences will see performances by the Jackson Five, LL Cool J, the Staples Singers, Louis Armstrong and many other icons.
Nelson George is a famed critic, director, journalist and filmmaker who has worked with many celebrities including Halle Berry in his career. After each screening, he will be joined by a panel of guest critics including Michael Veal, Bill Charlap, Woody Shaw III and Bill Adler to have a conversation with the audience.
Tickets to the screenings are $25 and $50 if you want a personal meet and greet with George and his panelists. To purchase tickets, call the NJPAC box office at 1-888-466-5722.
Amanda Boyer can be reached at Amanda.firstname.lastname@example.org