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Friday, September 28th at 8:00PM & 10:30PM 

PLACE:  Inter-Media Art Center        
370 New York Avenue, Huntington, NY  11743

CONTACT:  Kathie Bodily  [631] 549-9666
PHONE:  [631] 549-ARTS

TICKETS:  $35.00 General Public 
/ $26.50
IMAC Members

On Friday, September 28th at 8:00PM & 10:30PM, the Inter-Media Art Center in Huntington, Long Island will host a concert with rhythm and blues Motown artist MARTHA REEVES AND THE VANDELLAS.

Like many soul and R&B singers, Martha Reeves� musical roots were gospel.  Growing up in Detroit, Michigan, Martha sites her mother as her greatest inspiration and teacher.  A graduate of Northeastern High School, she studied voice under the direction of Abraham Silver who also coached Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson of the Supremes and Bobby Rogers of the Miracles.

After hearing Martha sing, William Stevenson, A&R Director of �Hitsville, USA�, approached her and suggested she come to work for him.  While she worked as a secretary in the A&R department, she recorded several releases on the �Check-Mate� label with the �Del-phi�s� (soon to be the Vandellas).  Berry Gordy, after being asked his opinion of a demo record Martha had sung for William Stevenson, became interested in her talents.  The group�s name changed to Martha Reeves and the Vandellas.  Hits of theirs include: Come and Get These Memories, Heatwave, Dancing in the Street, and Jimmy Mack.

The love movement, the flower children of the Sixties, the dance craze generation and all music lovers in the USA and aboard accredit Martha Reeves and the Vandellas as a great influence on musical history.

Tickets for this performance are $35.00 general public ($26.50 for IMAC Members) and can be obtained by calling IMAC's 24-hour Arts-Line at (631) 549-ARTS. Tickets can also be purchased at the theater from noon to 6PM, Tuesdays to Fridays, and after 2PM on the day of the show. For further information on this or other IMAC programs, call IMAC's business office at (631) 549-9666.

The Inter-Media Art Center, Inc. is a non-profit Media and Performing Arts Center whose programs and services are supported in part by grants from the New York State Council on the Arts a state agency and the Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs, as well as by the Members of IMAC. IMAC also gratefully acknowledges contributions from Fleet Bank, Korg USA and Olivia and Harlan Fischer.

Inter-Media Art Center, Inc.
370 New York Avenue    Huntington, NY  11743-3316
Phone:  (631)  549-9666    FAX:   (631)  549-9423 
Box Office:  (631) 549-ARTS

e-mail: [email protected]  

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370 New York Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 549-9666

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