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Svetlana & The New York Collective: Night at the Movies
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 8:00 p.m.

 

Koger Center for the Arts and ColaJazz presents
Live in the Lobby: Koger Center Jazz

Svetlana & The New York Collective:
Night at the Movies

Sponsored by Hotel Trundle

Svetlana and the New York Jazz Collective (Featuring William Delisfort, Adi Meyerson, and Curtis Nowosad)

Night at the Movies is a concert program based on Svetlana's chart-topping recent album which debuted at #1 on the US Billboard Traditional Jazz Album Charts, "reimagining the material completely' (SyncopatedTimes). Recently ranked as one of the "Best of 2020" by AllAboutJazz.com, Night at the Movies is a deeply personal project inspired by the singer's experience growing up in Soviet Russia where American films provided a rapturous escape. This collection of film music spans a century  of cinema and includes renditions  of songs featured  in films from 1930's to today and Svetlana's originals - each song encompassing themes of escaping unwanted circumstance through imagination and optimism, uplifting listeners through hardships. This program both clelbrates the jazz tradition and futhers artform, creating an exciting audience experience. Press praises Svetlana's take on jazz and movie music: "A grand Janus, looking forward and backward" (AllAboutJazz) "a show to get lost in" (LucisCulture). The relatable theme of Night at the Movies and present hardships invoked by the pandemic have not been lost on listeners. "Svetlana beautifully addresses the hope in uncertainty and the love in the face of privation" (AllAboutJazz) - making the music particularly fitting and healing during tour through the pandemic impacted country.

 

Safety Procedures

Nothing is more important to us than your safety. We have followed the guidance of national public health and venue experts to modify and enhance our operating procedures. With your health in mind we have implemented the following steps:

  • All shows at the Koger Center for the Arts now feature socially-distance seating. For this Live in the Lobby performances, when you arrive you will be assigned a seat.
  • Face covering must be worn at all times.
  • We have upgraded air filters through-out the Koger Center. 
  • Hand sanitizer is available through-out the lobby.
  • We have increased cleaning and disinfecting, particularly on high touch services.
  • Performers will be a minimum of 12 feet from the audience.
  • Guests will maintain a six-foot distance while in lobby lines.
  • In an effort to encourage patrons who are feeling ill or have been exposed to someone who is ill to stay home, The Koger Center is making all tickets fully refundable, right up until show time. We want to allow patrons to be responsible about their health and the health of others, without worrying about their tickets.

 

*******VIP Dinner Tickets VIP (DINNER TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT)********

In light of the fact that this concert is on Valentine’s Day weekend, The Koger Center has partnered with 1801 Grille to offer a VIP dinner ticket. Each VIP Dinner ticket is $38 and includes a two-course dinner at 1801 Grille, beginning at 6:30 p.m. and a ticket to the performance at 8:00 p.m. Tickets ($18) and VIP Dinner Tickets ($38) are both available at KogerCenterForTheArts.com
The two-course dinner includes the following choices: 
Course 1
• Classic Caesar Salad
• Stawberry Walnut Salad

Course 2
• Blackened Redfish with roasted red skin potatoes & honey glazed carrots, finished with a cream crab & champagne butter sauce
• Jambalaya; Chicken & Andouille sausage in tomato sauce with rice

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