Ella performers to offer free lunchtime events at Minneapolis Convention Center Aug. 5 and 12

Ella company members Joilet F. Harris and George Caldwell will host two free events at the Minneapolis Convention Center Aug. 5 and 12, providing a peek inside the life of one of the greatest jazz and pop vocalists of the 20th century. Downtown Minneapolis workers and residents are invited to take a break from the usual routine and join them for these casual lunchtime music events and artist meet-n-greets.

The performances are happening Wed., Aug. 5 and 12, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Dunn Brother’s Café at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Ella is on stage now through Sept. 6 on the McGuire Proscenium Stage at the Guthrie Theater .

Published Jul 31, 2009