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P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000
phone 631 344-2345
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founded by Stony Brook University and Battelle

News Release

Number: 03-69
Released: September 10, 2003
Contact: Diane Greenberg, 631 344-2347 or Mona S. Rowe, 631 344-5056

Yvette Malavet-Blum Stars in ‘Latin Rhythms’ at Brookhaven Lab, October 3

UPTON, NY -- In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, cabaret singer Yvette Malavet-Blum, accompanied by Sam Carr on piano, will star in a concert titled “Latin Rhythms” at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory on Friday, October 3, at 8 p.m. The concert is open to the public. All visitors to the Laboratory age 16 and older must bring a photo ID.

Yvette Malavet-Blum began singing cabaret at Manhattan’s Triad Theater by showcasing with The Singing Experience, under the direction of Linda Amiel-Burns. In 2001, she opened a solo show at a popular cabaret theatre in Manhattan called “Don’t Tell Mama.” Since then she has performed extensively in Manhattan and Long Island. Malavet-Blum is a secretary at Brookhaven Lab.

Sam Carr is a researcher at Brookhaven and a pianist and conductor who founded St. John’s College orchestra in Oxford, England. Carr has performed with singers and choirs throughout Long Island.

At the Brookhaven concert, Malavet-Blum will sing popular Spanish-language songs, her favorite English songs with a Latin beat, and Spanish songs with English lyrics.

Tickets for the concert are $8 each, and they may be purchased at the door on the evening of the performance. They may also be purchased in advance at the Brookhaven Employees Recreation Association store in Berkner Hall on the Laboratory site. The store is open on weekdays, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Only cash or checks are accepted for ticket purchases.

Call 631 344-3846 for more information about the concert. The Laboratory is located on William Floyd Parkway (County Road 46), one-and-a-half miles north of Exit 68 of the Long Island Expressway.