Lady Days: The Best of Billie and Me

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 7:00pm to Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 7:45pm

Lady Days: The Best of Billie and Me

Join us for this special virtual Black History Month event.

Minnesota Jazz icon Thomasina Petrus will perform a very special piece of historical musical cabaret celebrating the life and influence of Billie Holiday. Thomasina takes us on a scintillating audible history that eventually ends with the discovery of her own incredibly unique and powerful voice.

Through a musical timeline of artists impacted by Billie Holiday including Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, and more, Thomasina celebrates each of these incredible artists and musicians who inspired Jazz and its origins, exploring the impact and influence the had in every part of American history. 

Hosted on Zoom; free and open to all.

This program is a collaboration between The Field Library of Peekskill and the Ramapo Catskill Library System. Registration with an email address is required to attend. To register, click here:

* Please note that the Zoom link will be sent out to the email provided at registration on the day of the program.


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