Speakers/Chautauqua Catalog

Name Ms. Brenda Hollingsworth-Marley
Email bpstorybird@hotmail.com
Cel Phone 505/307-3328
Address 2000 Patton Road SW
Albuquerque, NM  87105
US
Biographical Info Brenda Hollingsworth-Marley is a popular vocalist, having appeared at numerous community, church and jazz events. She is also a popular story-telling who has performed in many venues.
Program Title LENA HORNE
Character Name Lena Horne
 
Program Description In 1933, beautiful 16-year-old Lena Horne began dancing at the legendary Cotton Club in Harlem. She went on to become the first African American woman to sign a contract with a Hollywood studio. Fighting discrimination from whites and blacks, she won critical acclaim for her distinctive singing style and a Tony for her Broadway show at the age of 65. Her life was truly grace amid "Stormy Weather."
Series Art, Music and Dance; American Icons
Chautauqua Program Application (Booking) Click here to fill out a funding application for this program »
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