Thursday / July 3, 2008 / 6:00 p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art
Putnam Investment Plaza, 100 Northern Avenue
Jelena Bracika is a talented vocalist and actor from Serbia. She graduated with an acting degree from the Academy of Arts in Belgrade, and has been an active performer in both the theater and music scenes. After earning a Berklee scholarship, she relocated to Boston and enrolled as a performance major. She graduated from Berklee in spring 2008, after refining her gifts as a vocalist and beginning to write songs. Bracika's original compositions are a captivating blend of world music and jazz, heavily influenced by Latin and Balkan music and featuring her evocative lyrics and sultry voice. She sings in an array of languages, including English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Serbian.