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Prelude to a Kiss, the Songs of Ella Fitzgerald coming to Centre 64

Sibel Thrasher will be performing Prelude to a Kiss, the Songs of Ella Fitzgerald at Centre 64 in early March. - Photo submitted
Sibel Thrasher will be performing Prelude to a Kiss, the Songs of Ella Fitzgerald at Centre 64 in early March.
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The Kootenay Performing Arts Company presents The Canadian Premiere of a Tony James Original Concert Production, Prelude to a Kiss, the Songs of Ella Fitzgerald.

The event stars international recording artist and Hall of Fame inductee Sibel Thrasher and will be at Centre 64 in Kimberley.

Sibel Thrasher was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, and now resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As both a singer and actress, she enjoys an accomplished career in music, theatre, film, and television. In August 2004, Sibel was inducted into the B.C. “Entertainment Hall of Fame” and in “Starwalk” on the sidewalks of Vancouvers “Theatre Row” for her lifelong contribution to the arts, and her never ending contribution to the community, and music.

Her extensive studio credits include work with legendary recording artists Roy Ayres, Long John Baldry, Donna Summer, and Linton Garner, and her live performance

credits include tours as a featured singer with the Platters in the USA, Japan, and the Phillipines, and an opening slot for world renowned R&B/Gospel singer Etta James.

The performance occurs on March 6,7 and 8 at Centre 64 in Kimberley. Tickets are $35 for adults, $30 for seniors and $25 for students. Call 250-427-4080 for tickets or visit the KPAC Box Office at 160 Deer Park Avenue in Kimberley’s Platzl.

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