African Dance Resources from Artslynx
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  • By Isabelle Leymarie (PBS Special on African Dance) Bio - Nice site Northern California's African Cultural Festival, popularly known as "The Africans Are Coming

  • Extensive touring quickly followed, taking the company to prestigious houses such as Sadler's Wells in London; Theater de la Ville in Paris; Zellerbach Theater in Berkley; the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C...." This is a great Denver, Colorado-based company Anne Williams founded Dallas Black Dance Theatre in 1976 and is a founding member of the Dallas Dance Council, The International Association of Blacks in Dance and The Dallas Morning News Dance Festival

    The Roots & Heritage Festival in Lexington, Kentucky has earned ...
    Two-day street festival in September recaptures the spirit of African-American
    cultural history. Includes a schedule of events, photos and a mailing list form.

  • Roots & Heritage Photos by Ed Roller & Jim Wilkins Roots & Heritage Festival 2006 All Rights Reserved 2006 ROOTS & HERITAGE FESTIVAL S ince its origins in 1989 as a small neighborhood street fair, the Roots & Heritage Festival has grown to the status of a major, highly popular cultural event which literally attracts thousands of festival-goers from across the state and beyond

  • T he colorful pageantry of the festival, combined with its high quality offerings of cultural/educational programs, has earned it recognition as one of Kentucky’s Top Ten Festivals to attend by the Kentucky Tourism Council

  • R oots & Heritage Festival events take place throughout the month of September and consist of a wide variety of exciting, culturally enriching activities

  • The calendar includes art exhibits, literary readings, midnight basketball, a golf tournament, film presentations, children’s programming, theater, a comedy night, a health fair and ball, a nationally renowned speaker, and the ever popular two-day street festival

  • A s the centerpiece of the Roots & Heritage Festival, the two-day street festival recaptures the powerful spirit of Lexington’s African American cultural history

    Tennessee Vacation - African American Heritage
    Guide to sites and events judged of particular interest for African-American
    visitors: museums, historic spots, churches, entertainment, shopping, and community ...

    Welcome to the North Carolina African American Culture Tour ...
    Information on historical and cultural sites. Photos, links and calendar of events.

  • Have a good time on us! Learn more about exciting African American cultural programs like the National Black Theatre Festival and the Bull Durham Blues Festival


    Photo by - Black History of the Seacoast
    The history of African Americans in New Hampshire.

    Blind Boone Heritage Foundation
    History and information about performances.

  • Broadway Columbia, MO 65203 Festival Producers: KOPN-89.5 FM and J.W

  • Boone Heritage Foundation; Lucille Salerno, Fest Director Financial assistance for the Festival provided by The City of Columbia Convention & Visitors Bureau Room reservations at the headquarters hotel, the Regency Inn, MUST BE MADE BY May 1

  • 'Blind' Boone music festival - from past years

    Kelly Price Sings
    Historically Black international sorority founded November 12, 1922.

    African American Studies
    Links to Websites concerning Black studies.

  • Handy Festival: The History of Alabama A&M University: Dr

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    Folklife - Archives & Resources
    The Smithsonian archives house the Moses and Frances Asch collection, consisting
    of the entirety of Folkways Records, and the Rinzler Archives, consisting of ...

  • Ralph Rinzler performing at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

  • The other major archival collection in the Rinzler Archives consists of the written, audio, and visual records of projects and exhibits sponsored by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, most notably the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, formerly known as the Festival of American Folklife

    Welcome to Boone Hall Plantation
    One of America's oldest working plantations; includes photos of the house and
    slave quarters, as well as details on special events, educational programs, tours, ...

    Georgia Sea Island Singers - St. Simons Island Gullah African ...
    Featuring the work of International Performing Artists.

  • Are Available to Book Performance Especially While in the Georgia Coast! Give Your Group or Retreat A Very Special Event Also - Conventions & Festivals - Weddings a Specialty - 'Jump the Broom' - Universities - Workshops - Storytelling - - Gullah Language Demonstration - - Beating The Rice - Plantation Demonstration - - The Rice Dance and Other Songs - - Slave Games such as Hambone - using the body as percussion 'made up here on the rice and cotton plantations' - - Work Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands - - Sea Chanties - Call & Response - - The Shout - 'A Slave Dance you only see in Georgia and South Carolina' - Contact Frankie & Douglas Quimby 912-265-9545 - FAX 912-264-5368 For Bookings In Coastal Georgia ~ Conventions A Specialty ~ Email: Please Include Phone, Fax or Mailing Address with EMAIL! THE GEORGIA SEA ISLAND SINGERS appearances and special events have included: Performed for President & Mrs

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    Cyndi's List - African-American
    Links to archives, families, libraries, mailing lists, museums, records, researchers,
    societies and general resource sites.


    Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities
    Four day event features a street festival, public forums, education programs,
    cultural arts events and marketplace to celebrate Zora Neale Hurston, ...

  • Profile Now in its 18th year, the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA! Festival) is a multi-day, multi-disciplinary event

  • About the Organizer The ZORA! Festival is organized by The Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc

  • Professor Emeritus Emory University (Atlanta, GA) Carrie Mae Weems Visual Artist (Syracuse, NY) ZORA! Festival Office: (407) 599-9930 / (407) 599-9963 Fax: (407) 599-5100 Office Hours: M/T/Th/F 10:00 a.m

    Winchester Frederick County Convention and Visitor Bureau - Home Page
    Information on area history, attractions, maps, and events calendar.

    Artist Page
    Saxophonist and composer. Picture, biography, and discography.

  • He is co-founder and Creative Director of Asian Improv aRts, a 15-year-old multidisciplinary arts production company and is the current Executive Producer of Asian American Jazz/SF, the longest running jazz festival in San Francisco

  • Saxophonist Francis Wong has played a leadership role in the Asian-American jazz movement, crafting political music on human rights themes, as well as playing activist roles in San Francisco's Asian lmprov record company and the annual Asian American Jazz Festival and working with Jon Jang, Mark Izu, and Anthony Brown on large-scale band projects

  • While this week's San Francisco Jazz Festival (a few years younger than the Asian American Jazz Festival) gets media attention and corporate support (and dumps its occasional Asian night for Cuban and pop-themed concept shows), Wong and his compatriots continue to create vital music that springs from their lives in this community

    African cinema - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Hyperlinked encyclopedia article covers the film industry since the colonial
    period, filmmakers, directors and actors.

  • By creating the all African film festival in in African film had created its own forum

  • It takes place every two years in alternation with the film festival in ()

  • at the Panafrican film festival in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), they usually show a lively interest in the films

    Clarksburg, West Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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  • Each September since 1991 the city has been the site of the West Virginia Black Heritage Festival

    Kentucky State Symbols Emblems Flag Seal Bird Flower Tree Animal ...
    A list of state symbols and emblems with dates of adoption.

    16th Cascade Festival of African Films | February - March 2006 ...
    Official site of annual festival features movies and documentaries from the
    African continent. Includes calendar, films, mailing list, sponsors and press.

  • Featured Movies Program Calendar Mailing-List Welcome to the Sixteenth Annual Cascade Festival of African Films February 3 - March 4, 2006 We are very pleased to present a variety of feature and documentary films from the African continent

    Kwanzaa History, Customs & Cartoon Fun by Brownielocks
    Includes cartoon and educational information about this ethnic and political

  • He discovered that all of these tribes celebrated some sort of harvest festival, at which time they remembered their ancestors, celebrated their good fortunes and planned the upcoming year

  • And therefore he also made it a 7-day celebration (because most other harvest festivals were 7-days) but also because then each day could represent one of the 7 Principles, which is another part of this holiday I'll get to later

  • Crops (Mazao) The mazao is a bowl of fruits and vegetables that represents the "harvest" symbolizing the roots of African agriculture festivals

  • This goes on until all seven candles are burning on the last day of the festival

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