10-08-19 | Songs for Listening | Jordana Leigh
Jordana Leigh, director of the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, picked tunes for Tuesday, October 8 at Songs for Listening.
Jordana helped open the Rubenstein Atrium for Lincoln Center in 2009. The Atrium is a public space that fosters new relationships with artists, local organizations, and individual visitors. In her role as director she redesigned the core weekly presenting series to reflect the diversity of New York City. She fostered a partnership with VICE Media to present film screenings and talk backs about current political and social issues.
Jordana co-created the performance series ¡VAYA! 63, which increased Lincoln Center’s engagement within the Latin communities and Poet‐Linc a poetry slam competition featuring high school students designed to enhance their literacy skills and their civic participation. To date Jordana has produce over 900 performances and events at Lincoln Center. Before joining Lincoln Center, Jordana was a consultant for artists and festivals in the U.S., Europe, and Africa. She served as the associate producer for MAPP International Productions from 2001-08. She co-created the Africa Contemporary Arts Consortium. Jordana received her BA from the New School for Social Research, and her MFA from Brooklyn College.
'Shout Out' by Sekou Sundiata from 'The Blue Oneness of Dreams'
'The Capitalist Blues' by Leyla McCalla
'To Be Sky' by Piers Faccini from 'I Dreamed an Island'
'We Are Alive' by Meklit
'People Have the Power' by Patti Smith from 'Outside Society'