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Cary Arts Center presented The Clothesline Muse, starring Nnenna Freelon, on March 18th

The Clothesline Muse, Starring Jazz Vocalist and Actress Nnenna Freelon, Belongs on Broadway!

The Clothesline Muse, a multimedia production that premiered in 2014, returned to the Triangle area on March 18th at the Cary Arts Center. The one-act performance was originally conceived by African dance pioneer Dr. Kariamu Welsh and written by her, six-time Grammy nominated jazz singer/writer/producer Nnenna Freelon, and Freelon’s daughter (and Welsh’s daughter-in-law), the artist… Read More ›

Cary Arts Center presented The Clothesline Muse, starring Nnenna Freelon (center), at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 18th, as part of its 2015-16 Marvelous Music Mainstage Series

The Clothesline Muse Was a Great Show, and Jazz Singer Nnenna Freelon Sparkled as Grandma Blu

We experienced Nnenna Freelon last year at this time at a fundraiser for the Community Music School in Raleigh, which provides children from low-income families with music lessons from professional instructors. So, when we discovered she was one of the creators of a show being performed one time only at the Cary Arts Center, we… Read More ›