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Bronx Rising! February: Ghana in the Bronx: Civil Rights Inspiration, Musical Innovation, and Recent Immigration

February 21, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Bronx Rising! February 2015 FlyerFILM SCREENING & DANCE PERFORMANCE

Ghana in the Bronx: Civil Rights Inspiration, Musical Innovation, and Recent Immigration

7pm Screening | Living the Hiplife, Dir. by Jesse Weaver Shipley (61min | NR)

8:30pm Music & Dance | K5! Azonto Dancers

In honor of Black History Month, join us for a celebration examining the connection between the Civil Rights movement in the United States and the African country of Ghana. Enjoy a screening of Living the Hiplife, “a musical portrait of street life in urban West Africa” (Third World Newsreel), followed by a feet-moving performance from K5!–it will be impossible not to dance!

Ghanaian food will be for sale and Ghanaian artists will have their artwork for sale.

In partnership with Victory Entertainment International.

Curated by Elena Martínez and Bobby Sanabria

In partnership with the Bronx Music Heritage Center

Free and open to the public.

 

 

Details

Date:
February 21, 2015
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.whedco.org/event/68-art/2015/02/22/13212-2015-february-bronx-rising.html

Organizer

Elena Martínez
Phone:
212-529-1955 x16
Email:
Website:
citylore.org

Venue

Bronx Music Heritage Center
1303 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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Phone:
917-557-2354
Website:
http://whedco.org/

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