EVE OF JACKIE starring Chester Gregory
Friday, February 7, 2020 | 8:00pm One Show Only
$35 Advance/$40 at the Door
$30 Students/Seniors/Groups of 10 or more
School of Arts and Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock, Ave., San Jose, CA 95116
Order online at: Eve of Jackie
For more information Contact: 408-272-9924
San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild/Tabia African-American Theatre Ensemble present award-winning Broadway actor Chester Gregory in The Eve of Jackie where he channels the dynamic spirit of Jackie Wilson: “Mr. Excitement,” one of the most influential artists in rock ‘n’ roll history, live in concert on September 29, 1975. It is an evening where Wilson reveals his personal journey in show business. The show features hits such as “Lonely Teardrops,” “To Be Loved,” and “Higher and Higher.” Chester Gregory has performed on Broadway in Hairspray, Tarzan, Cry-Baby, Dreamgirls and Sister Act. He has received numerous awards including the Joseph Jefferson and NAACP Theatre Award.
Tabia African-American Theatre 35th Anniversary,
February 1 to February 29,2020 | San Jose MLK Library
Opening Reception Saturday, January 25th | 1-3pm
San Jose MLK Library
150 East San Fernando St. | San Jose, CA
Tabia will display 35 years of performances, events, workshops, and programming through pictures, artifacts, and costumes throughout Feb 2020. The exhibit will run Feb 1-29 2020. An Opening Reception will be held on Sat., Jan 25th, 1-3 pm with testimonials, poetry, song, and refreshments. Join us as we reflect on and recognize Tabia’s contributions to the Bay Area community. For more information contact: Viera Whye or Cheryl Scales at 408-272-9924.
18th Annual Girlfriend Appreciation Day
Join us in a day of sisterhood, friendship, fun, and fabulousness! Entertainment, Audience Participation, Vendors Food, and much more! Order Online at girlfriend.brownpapertickets.com For more information call 408-272-9924. The event takes place at the School of Arts & Culture, 1700 Alum Rock Ave. | San Jose, CA 95112
Artists in Residence
SJMAG operates three programs: our Theater program offers productions performed by Tabia African American Theatre Ensemble each season; our Community Arts program stages performances and workshops at community venues; our Arts Education program offers in-school, after-school, and summertime multicultural arts education activities. These programs promote public awareness of the region’s racial and cultural diversity and of the contributions of artists of color to its cultural vitality.
Tabia, based in San Jose, is in its twentieth season of performances in the Bay Area. The name Tabia, is a Swahili word for “talented”, and represents the creativity, devotion and diversity of the Ensemble’s pool of artists. Find out more.
Teatro Familia Aztlan’s artistic vision is committed to developing and performing new productions based on the artistic history of ancient and contemporary Chicano/Mexicano and Latino culture. Find out more.
Maiko’s powerful performances uniquely fuse African, Latin and Brazilian drums and percussion instrumentstd spoken word to celebrate and honor the triumphs and achievements of women of diverse cultures. Find out more.
SJMAG’s Arts Education Program offers enrichment classes in school, after-school and summertime to children of all ages with hands on experience in Performing Arts. We offer dance, theater and music classes that are in line with the California Visual and Performing Arts Standards. Find out more.