BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY AND COUNCILWOMAN SARA M. GONZALEZ INVITE THE COMMUNITY TO ENJOY A FREE DOO-WOP CONCERT

November 6, 2006

Event:
Library advocate Councilwoman Sara M. Gonzalez will host a dynamic doo-wop performance by acclaimed vocalists Jay McKnight and Eli Medina. Classic doo-wop hits will include "Could This Be Magic," "In the Chapel of Dreams” and "Don't Ask Me to Be Lonely."


Date and Time:
Tuesday, November 7, 2006 at 6 PM

Location:
Red Hook Library
7 Wolcott Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Phone: 718.935.0203
Website: www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org

Background: Councilwoman Sara M. Gonzalez is an avid supporter of library services. Recently, she has committed $800,000 towards improving Red Hook Library and $1 million towards advancing Sunset Park Library. "Brooklyn Public Library would like to express our collective thanks to Councilwoman Sara M. Gonzalez for her unwavering support for library services," said Dionne Mack-Harvin, Interim Executive Director of BPL. "Councilwoman Gonzalez' inexhaustible generosity will enable us to improve neighborhood libraries that serve as valuable educational resources and cultural centers for the entire community."

Jay McKnight has performed throughout the tri-state area at such venues as Radio City Music Hall, The Apollo Theater, Westbury Fair and Valley Forge. In 1993, he was inducted into the Brooklyn Paramount Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame and his photo can also be found in the collection of The Schomburg Center and Smithsonian Museum. Eli Medina is a Latin Music Producer.


This program is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Brooklyn Delegation to the New York State Assembly.

Contact
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Brooklyn Public Library
718.230.2767
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