Backstage Pass with Lia Chang

May 10: Debra Ann Byrd to be honored as Woman of the Year by The Riverside Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women Clubs Inc.

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DEBRA ANN BYRD TO BE HONORED AS WOMAN OF THE YEAR by The RIVERSIDE CLUB of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women Clubs Inc.

You are cordially invited to attend the 33rd Annual Founders’ Day Observance Saluting Outstanding Citizens who are preserving Arts and Culture in the Community of Harlem.

Voza Rivers and Debra Ann Byrd. Photo by Lia Chang

Voza Rivers and Debra Ann Byrd. Photo by Lia Chang

THE EVENT:
This Special Afternoon Event will feature an awards presentation to Debra Ann Byrd and her esteemed colleagues, who include: Joan Pritchard, Shirley Taylor, Voza Rivers and Stephanie Davis. Followed by a theatrical performance of DUTCHMAN, the Award-winning play by Amiri Baraka and a post Reception.

WHEN:
Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 1:00pm

WHERE:
The National Black Theatre
2031-33 5th Avenue @ 125th Street
New York, NY 10035

TICKETS:
$60 Donation. For Reservations and Information Please Call: Betty G. Smith (917) 972-1994 or Renee L. Parris-Scott (917) 755-5571.

MORE ABOUT THE CLUB:
Founded in 1935 | http://nanbpwc.org/history.html

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Photos: Debra Ann Byrd and Christopher Sutton Lead the Cast of Harlem Shakespeare Festival’s Production of Antony & Cleopatra, August 29 – September 1, 2013
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Lia Chang

Lia Chang

Lia Chang is an actor, a performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia made her jazz vocalist debut in Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz “LADY” at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York. All text, graphics, articles & photographs: © 2000-2014 Lia Chang Multimedia. All rights reserved. All materials contained on this site are protected by United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast without the prior written permission of Lia Chang. You may not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from copies of the content. For permission, please contact Lia at liachangpr@gmail.com

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