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Les Nubians Will Perform at Reichhold Center for the Arts

The Reichhold Center for the Arts will kick off 2009 with a performance from international artists Les Nubians at 8 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 17.
Les Nubians, comprised of sisters Helene and Celia Faussart, have used their unique heritage to create an innovative sound in music. Born to a French father and Cameroonian mother, Les Nubians blends lyrics from their native French language with the sounds of R&B, reggae and hip hop. Their sound has been described as "Afropean."
Les Nubians has enjoyed great popularity on the neo-soul circuit, since the single "Makeda," from their debut CD, soared to the top of the Billboard R&B charts. That debut CD, "Princesses Nubiennes," has become one of the most successful French-language albums in the U.S. Their sophomore album, "One Step Forward," spawned the Grammy-nominated song "Je Veux D'la Musique."
Their songs, delivered in perfect blended harmony, offer conscious and positive lyrics about love, peace and world harmony.
Tickets are $52, $38 and $28, and are available at Modern Music, V.I. Bridal and Tuxedo, Urban Threadz, Essentric Shoes, Island Video (Nisky), Home Again (Red Hook), the UVI Bookstore, and the Reichhold Center box office at 693-1559.

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