Dec. 16, 17 and 18: OK folks, this is far outside of South Brooklyn. But it just might be worth a trip to northern Manhattan, especially if your folks are in town. It looks like a feel-good holiday event without the usual holiday trappings. Grammy Award-winning saxophonist, Paul Winter, presents the inspiring Winter Solstice concert, with the Paul Winter Consort, at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, at 111th St. and Amsterdam Ave. The musical show celebrates the soltice, the longest night, and shortest day, of the year with music that combines elements from African, Asian, and South American cultures with jazz.. Check out the videos of performers.
Guest Performer Arto Tunçboyaciyan
Winter Solstice Performance Video
Special guest performers include Armenian vocalist Arto Tunçboyaciyan, Gospel singer Theresa Thomason, and the Forces of Nature Dancers.
The Paul Winter Consort and its predecessor, the Paul Winter sextet, has performed for 40 years, touring Latin America and recording albums for Columbia Records.
Ticket fun from $35 to $80
Four Shows Only: Dec. 16 and 17 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 18 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
1047 Amsterdam Ave., at 111th St., near Columbia Univ.
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