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November 2019

Wednesday Ball

November 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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$25.00
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The Little Carver Intimate Series opens to dynamic vocalist Wednesday Ball on Saturday, November 23rd. Ball is comfortable in many styles including R&B, dance, reggae and smooth jazz. She is a local vocalist who is in-demand for national touring acts and has shared the stage with some of the industry’s most accomplished talent, including GRAMMY winners Joe Posada and Roger Velásquez and blues saxophonist Mindi Abair. Ball’s high energy on the stage will make for a lively night.

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December 2019

Ranky Tanky

December 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jo Long Theatre, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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$35.00
3 Ranky Tanky Peter Frank Edwards

Ranky Tanky, originating from South Carolina, plays Gullah music. Gullah is a creole language and culture among African Americans who live in the low country region of South Carolina. From playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies, Ranky Tanky performs this unique music form while audiences enjoying an equally unique culture experience! Rankytanky.com

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Ladies Sing the Blues

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Little Carver Civic Center, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, United States
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$25.00
Ladies Sing Blues

Three powerhouse Divas with big voices and even bigger personalities share a love of music in this veritable music history presentation. All retired veterans; the trio has toured the world entertaining members and families of the Air Force, featuring some of the well-loved favorites of both the jazz and blues genres. Brenna Denise Parker, Sebrina Morris and Sarah Cantrell present their soulful and lively show that should not be missed.

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January 2020

METdance

January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jo Long Theatre, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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$30
Met Dance 4 Amitava Sarkar

METdance brings their passion and excitement to the world of dance. This Houston-based company enthralls audiences with their diverse range of movements. From comedy and humor to poignant and dramatic, from fierce athleticism to detailed minimalism, METdance is committed to presenting works that speak to everyone regardless of their background or experience with dance. Metdance.org

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The Meeting

January 24, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 pm
Little Carver Civic Center, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX United States
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$25.00
The Meeting 3

Two iconic Black leaders, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. come together in this novel take on history. The Little Carver presents The Meeting on Friday, January 24th and Saturday, January 25th. This Civil Rights Movement presentation focuses on two of the most influential leaders of our time. Despite having similar viewpoints for equal rights, the two leaders have completely different ways to accomplish their goals.

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February 2020

Alicia Olatuja

February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jo Long Theatre, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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$35.00
Alicia Olatuja Harrison Weinstein

Returning to the Carver is Alicia Olatuja, a singer who possesses a strong and luscious tone, whose boundless creative ambition and vocal excellence has stunned audiences on a global scale. Olatuja has performed extensively with The Juilliard School’s various jazz ensembles and has shared the stage with Chaka Khan, BeBe Winans, Christian McBride, and others. Aliciaolatuja.com

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A Capella Live

February 15, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jo Long Theatre, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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$30.00
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For the first time ever, A Cappella Live! a performance combining four A Capella groups, comes together for one grand night. The Carver will be filled with the sounds of the harmonic a cappella vocals including artists such as Committed, The Filharmonic, Blake Lewis, and Women of the World. A Cappella Live! takes full advantage of the palpable talent of these groups by providing a special opportunity to hear them all on the same stage, all in one night! Columbiaartists.com

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March 2020

Hiplet Ballerinas

March 20, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jo Long Theatre, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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$35.00
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A combination of graceful ballet and lively hip hop, the Hiplet Ballerinas amaze and innovate! Dancers fuse the classical pointe technique with urban dance styles like Hip-Hop. This technique has blossomed immensely since its creation in the early 90’s. From the rhythms of African drums to Tango en pointe, this dance style has received worldwide recognition. Hipletballerinas.com

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Bad Mama Jama Remix: Let the Record Show

March 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Little Carver Civic Center, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX United States
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$25.00
ANDREA 2

Returning to The Carver’s Intimate Series is Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson who will perform Bad Mama Jama Remix: Let the Record Show. This second installment once again explores themes of modern day womanhood through music, monologue, spoken word & movement. While the format is similar, Remix features all new, original pieces inspired by the era and imagery of classic soul music; a time before cassettes when vinyl ruled! Get ready for The Bad Mama Jama Remix to deliver another unforgettable experience.

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April 2020

Cecile McLorin Salvant

April 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Jo Long Theatre, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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$35.00
CECILE 1

Three- time Grammy Award Winner Cécile McLorin Salvant graces the Carver stage in the Spring. After developing an interest in classical voice and piano, Cécile studied under musician Jean-François Bonnel and formed her first band. Cécile sings vaudeville, country blues, Broadway songs, and her own compositions. Once described as a “postmodern cabaret singer”, Cécile frequently makes music with Aaron Diehl, Paul Sikivie, Lawrence Leathers, and others.

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May 2020

Christian Sands

May 2, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jo Long Theatre, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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$35.00
CS1

Ingeniously using older styles of jazz and combining them with his own style of music, Christian Sands is currently one of the most in-demand pianists working in jazz. After his one-two album punch in 2017, Sands returns with an indestructible band and an unwavering allegiance to the groove. Sands’ modern take on jazz has impressed and entertained all those who have listened to new-era sound.

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Eleven Reflections on September

May 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jo Long Theatre, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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$25.00
11 Reflections Ensemble Kacey Anisa

Eleven Reflections on September is an introspective look on the lives of Muslim Americans living in the aftermath of 9-11. This all-woman, Middle Eastern music ensemble performs spoken word; the poems you will hear progress from lyrical to abstract and broken, as they span the fall of the Twin Towers, the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria, the rise of the Arab Spring, the refugee crisis, and more. The evening promises to be a concert, a performance art piece and…

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The Soul Rebels

May 30, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jo Long Theatre, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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$35.00
The Soul Rebels Summer 2019 Promo Photo

The Soul Rebels will be performing a fun-filled night as the Carver closes the 2019-2020 season. This eight-piece music ensemble from New Orleans has explosive stage presence and has led to live collaborations with the likes of Nas, G-Eazy, The Man, and more. The Soul Rebels have built a career around an eclectic live show that harnesses the power of horns and drums in a deep pocket funk party-like atmosphere.

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