Friday, January 10, 2014

John Malveaux: California African American Museum Opens Exhibition 'A Memoir in Movement, Carmen de Lavallade & Geoffrey Holder'

John Malveaux and Carmen Lavallade

John Malveaux of writes:

A welcome reception and artist talk with Carmen de Lavallade with special clips from recent interviews with Geoffrey Holder was presented at California African American Museum on Thursday evening, January 9, 2014 to open the exhibition, A Memoir in Movement Carmen de Lavallade & Geoffrey Holder. The vibrant exhibit is filled with memorable photographs and images, paintings, sculptures, custon-designed gowns, actual Tony Awards and award winning costume designs. Included is an array of performance programs, books and ephemera that illuminates their towering talents.

Please see attachment for picture of Carmen de Lavallade and John Malveaux in addition to brief bio of Carmen de Lavallade

John Malveaux

Comment by email:
Bill, and Mr. Malveaux, Today is an especially warm day, despite the nation's weather. Lavallade and Holder are bright lights in my life. I only saw them perform once, but it was breathtaking. The brilliance of our artists has been important and fulfilling.  [Gwendoline Y. Fortune]

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