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Award-winning Music Professor Dawn Avery Featured on Woman Around Town Website; "50 Shades of Red" Show This Saturday

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Global Music Award Professor Dawn Avery Performing this Saturday on Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus


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Global Music Award Professor Dawn Avery Performing this Saturday on Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

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Category: Arts at MC

Published: 2014-10-15 00:00:01.000

Montgomery College Professor and Grammy nominated musician, Dawn Avery, just won a Bronze Medal at the Global Music Awards ( for her newest project <i>50 Shades of Red</i> which she will perform October 18 in a multi-media event with Grammy winning guitarist and producer, Larry Mitchell. The show begins at 7 p.m. in Theatre 2 of the Cultural Arts Center; it includes downtempo Native American music, dance, and film.

Tickets: $5 Students, Faculty, Staff and $10 General. For directions, information and to order tickets, visit or call 240-567-5775. Seating is limited.

A Grammy and NAMA (Native American Music Awards) nominated singer/songwriter and cellist, Avery has worked with musical luminaries Luciano Pavarotti, Sting, John Cale, John Cage, R. Carlos Nakai and Joanne Shenandoah. She's toured around the world Delta Blues with the Soldier String Quartet, Persian Funk with Sussan Deyhim and Karsh Kale, and opera with the New York City Opera Company.

<i>50 Shades of Red</i> features the smoky voice and soaring cello lines of Avery with the ambient textures and expansive solos of Larry Mitchell on guitars in a show of downtempo Native American music. It's all about love from the sensual to the spiritual with lyrics in both English and Mohawk, including Mohawk Erotica! This show brings one through a journey toward 50 Shades of Beauty as Dawn literally dances with her cello!

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