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Mary Wilson of the Supremes lends her powerful vocals to James Gavin’s Stormy Weather: The Music of Lena Horne at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Mary-WilsonMary Wilson of the Supremes lends her powerful vocals to James Gavin’s Stormy Weather: The Music of Lena Horne  at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Mary Wilson of the Supremes stars in James Gavin’s Stormy Weather: The Music of Lena Horne on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at 8 p.m.

The “living, breathing biography” of Horne combines powerful vocals as well as visual images to create a defining portrait of the American jazz icon, whose velvet pipes made famous everlasting hits including Stormy Weather, Honeysuckle Rose, Yesterday When I Was Young and more.

Along with the evocative performance by Wilson, the multi-media concert features a narrator, a trio of jazz musicians and rare audio and video footage from Horne’s life. Thrilling arrangements, dazzling performances and material from hundreds of interviews provide a vivid portrait the singer, actor and civil rights activist, from her Cotton Club glory days, where she began singing at age 16, to the back lots of Hollywood studios and the swanky but bigoted resorts of Las Vegas.

Vi, a proud sponsor of Aventura Arts & Cultural Center since 2010, is a sponsor of James Gavin’s Stormy Weather: The Music of Lena Horne.

Tickets are $49.50.

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The Broward Center for the Peforming Arts manages the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, a 14,864-square-foot, 330-seat waterfront complex that hosts performing arts, cultural and educational programming for all ages. The Aventura Arts & Cultural Center is located at 335 N.E. 188 Street in Aventura.

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