Following up on the success of their first Panorama competition last summer
and forging ahead, the United States Steelband Association (USSA) and the
Immigrant's Journal's Legal and Educational Fund (TIJLEF) will present
"Reflections in Steel" on Friday at 8 p.m. in Brooklyn College's
Walt Whitman Theater.
The holiday show will star the Pantonic, Sonatas, Adlib, Despers USA, Pan
Rebels and Dem Stars steel orchestras, with special performances by Mighty
Sparrow and steel pan jazz soloist Garvin
The concert will be followed by the Immigrant's Journal's Friends of
Immigrants dinner, dance and award celebration on Saturday at El Caribe
Country Club Caterers in Brooklyn.
The affair will honor the winners of the fund's Goodwill Soccer league, its
youth soccer program, its pan literacy program, a number of community leaders
and organizations, and the top finishers in the USSA/TIJLEF Panorama 2001:
Pantonic, Sonatas and Adlib, respectively.
"It's a big weekend for us," said Brian Figeroux, legal adviser
of the fund. "We're trying to build a family where our motto is
inclusiveness," he said of the journal's alliance with the USSA and other
are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. A Panorama
2001 CD will be on sale at the event.
For ticket outlets and information, call (718) 243-9431.