Harry Belafonte in Conversation with Paul Holdengraber

mysong In celebration of the publication of Harry Belafonte’s memoir, MY SONG, we’re giving away two (2) pairs of tickets to a very special evening with  Harry at the New York Public Library on Wednesday, October 12, 2011. Harry Belafonte reflects on his long and illustrious career as a  performer, singer, and civil rights activist with Director of LIVE from the NYPL Paul Holdengraber.

To enter, answer the trivia question below. Two winners who answered the trivia question correctly will each win two tickets. The winners will be announced at 5 PM, Tuesday, October 11, 2011.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 7 p.m.

New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos Forum
42nd Street near. Fifth Ave.
B/D/F/M to 42nd Street
live@nypl.org /  212 930 0855

In his new memoir, My Song, Harry Belafonte traces his journey from Jamaica and Harlem to the world stage. After finding success as a singer and actor, Belafonte became a powerful force in the American Civil Rights movement. In his memoir, the chart-topping singer discuses his friendship with figures like Martin Luther King, Jr., John F. Kennedy, Nelson Mandela, and Marlon Brando.

HARRY BELAFONTE’s 1956 album Calypso made him the first artist in history to sell more than one million LPs. He has won both a Tony and an Emmy, and he was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Clinton. He has served as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and is the recipient of Kennedy Center Honors for excellence in the performing arts. He currently resides in New York City with his wife, Pamela.

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Harry Belafonte in Conversation with Paul Hodengraber
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