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Bebe & Cece Winans in Concert: R&B and Gospel Grammy Award Winners Will Perform Feb. 18 at Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College


--This performance is their only scheduled concert together in 2012--

 

FLUSHING, NY, January 3, 2012 -- R&B and Gospel stars Bebe & Cece Winans will perform in concert at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College in Flushing on Saturday, February 18, 2012, at 8:00 pm in its Colden Auditorium. Tickets are $44 to $48. The brother and sister powerhouse, who were awarded their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last October, have not scheduled any other concerts together in the New Year.

 

After two decades of hits, Bebe & Cece Winans have another huge success with Still, their first album together in 15 years, which has been nominated for two Grammy Awards and 11 Stellar Awards and is approaching Gold sales status. The album features the Billboard chart-topping single “Close To You,” as well as the Grammy-nominated “Grace.” In 2011, Bebe & Cece  appeared on “Oprah,” “Good Morning America” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

As a duo, BeBe and CeCe Winans' accolades include three Grammy Awards, nine Dove Awards, two NAACP Image awards, two Soul Train Music Awards, numerous Stellar Awards, three Gold albums, and one Platinum album.

 

 
 

“The music of Bebe & Cece Winans represents a rich cultural heritage that is alive and well in Queens as well as the metropolitan area,” said Vivian Charlop, director of Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College. “We are thrilled to present this concert.”

 

To order tickets, call the Kupferberg Center Box Office at 718-793-8080 or order online at www.KupferbergCenter.org. Discount tickets are available for students, seniors and Queens College staff and faculty. Special rates are available for groups of more than 10. Parking is free and the facility is wheelchair accessible.

 

Kupferberg Center for the Arts is located on the Queens College campus between Exits 23 and 24 on the eastbound service road for the Long Island Expressway in Flushing. For driving and public transportation directions, visit

http://www.qc.cuny.edu/about/directions/Pages/default.aspx

 

About Kupferberg Center for the Arts:

Queens College’s Kupferberg Center for the Arts is a driving force in the culturally rich community of Queens. The center houses three performance spaces including the acoustically perfect LeFrak Concert Hall, the Colden Auditorium and the Goldstein Theater. Also on the Queens College campus is the Godwin-Ternbach Museum, http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/godwin_ternbach/, the only comprehensive art museum in Queens, with art from ancient to modern times. The Rosenthal Library is home to the Queens College Art Center, a separate gallery for contemporary installations. The world-renowned Louis Armstrong House Museum (LAHM), located in Corona, is also part of the Kupferberg Center for the Arts. Once the private home of Louis and Lucille Armstrong, LAHM is a National Historic and New York City Landmark celebrating the life and work of Louis Armstrong. The museum and its archives house the world’s largest publicly held collection of materials devoted to a jazz musician.

 
The Kupferberg Center for the Arts is funded by Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Council for Cultural Affairs - Taiwan, Harkness Foundation for Dance, Music for Youth Fund of UJA Federation, the Max and Selma Kupferberg Family Foundation, New York Community Bank, The Kupferberg Foundation, The Natalie Bailey & Herbert J. Kirshner Foundation, The New York Community Trust, Turkish Airlines and Taipei Cultural Center of TEDCO in New York. Additional support is provided, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Public funds are also provided by the Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall and New York City Council Members Elizabeth Crowley, Julissa Ferreras, Jim Gennaro, Daniel Halloran and Peter Koo.


 
 

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