Friday, December 16, 2011

Inspired In New York Honors Roberta Flack at the Faison Firehouse Theater

Inspired In New York Honors



TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011 in Harlem, NY

L to R: Senator Bill Perkins, Ms. Roberta Flack, Mona Scott-Young, George Faison, Jamie Foster Brown, Camille Evans & George Harrell

MONA SCOTT YOUNG owner of Monami Entertainment and former co-owner/president of Violator Management, Anthony Hamilton, American R&B /Soul singer-songwriter and record producer and the legendary songstress, songwriter and musician Roberta Flack were honored by INSPIRED IN NEW YORK at Faison Firehouse Theatre in Harlem, NY. This star studded was INVITE ONLY.

Mona Scott Young, Anthony Hamilton, and Roberta Flack were chosen to be honored by the honorable Assemblyman Keith Wright &Senator Bill Perkins due to their many years as innovators and trendsetters in the Music/Entertainment and Media Industries. All honorees received a proclamation from New York for their contributions in the fields of media, arts and entertainment.

This was Anthony Hamilton's acceptance speech

The crème de la crème of the entertainment industry will be in attendance to support and honor these trendsetters and innovators on their very special day.

The Faison Firehouse Theater is home to the American Performing Arts Collaborative (APAC), a not-for-profit (501c3) organization co-founded by Tony Award Winner, George Faison in 1997. For more than thirty-five years, George Faison has been a driving force in the theater as well as film, video, television, concert dance, concert staging, television commercials and trade shows. George is internationally recognized as having achieved a preeminent place among the world's most important directors, choreographers and writers is known for his uncompromising pursuit of artistic excellence and the production and nourishment of socially relevant art and artist. He has a keen eye for recognizing emerging talent such as S. Epatha Merkerson, Debbie Allen, Stephanie Mills, Phylicia Rashad, Eartha Robinson, Gary DeLoatch, Shedrack Anderson, Jackee and Hinton Battle among others.

Contributing Sponsors: Chevrolet, Sister 2 Sister Magazine, Sugar Hill Golden Ale, LezPlay Radio, International Festival Network, The Harlem International Street Fair, APAC Inc. CME Group, Promotional Pro & MEGA Management Inc.

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