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ABDM Reunion Party

ARTS AND CULTURE CONFERENCE

 PRESERVING THE LEGACY

Produced & Directed by De Ama Battle

 

ART OF BLACK DANCE & MUSIC, INC. TURNS 40

May 22 - 25, 2015 

 

HIBERNIAN HALL 184 DUDLEY STREET, ROXBURY, MA
3rd Floor Auditorium

A JAM PACKED WEEKEND - DONT MISS IT

  

MAY 22 ::      6 - 9 PM    Opening of the Arts & Culture Exhibit & Conference

MAY 2324 :: 1 4 PM    Lectures, Rhythm and Dance Circles

MAY 25 ::      1 4 PM    Umoja (Unity) Reunion Party & Closing Reception

Register early for discounts contact
De Ama Battle at 617-642-1870 or e-mail us.

De Ama Battle Akili Haynes Jorge Arce

 

“Preserving the Legacy” of the Art of Black Dance & Music will be a four day conference of Rhythm/Percussion, Dance and Culture sessions from the African Diaspora. Events begin on Friday, May 22nd and continue through until Monday, May 25th.

A photo exhibit opens each day’s events highlighting ABDM’s past 40+ years of teaching and performing the heritage of African and African Americans in the Diaspora.   Akili Haynes will be the lead musician and De Ama Battle will discuss photo exhibit and lead the dance circles.

Our special guest Jorge Arce, Director of Humano, will lead the Caribbean rhythm circle on Sunday, May 24 from 2 - 3PM.

Bring your instrument of choice, your dance clothes, and on Monday, from 1 – 4 PM bring a dish of your favorite food for the Umoja (Unity) Reunion and closing reception.

We are calling all ABDM alums, teachers, musicians and friends, who were/are part of ABDM’s Preserving the Legacy, to come and enjoy good music, good dancing, good food and good friends we don’t often see, and end with a great coming together at the UMOJA (Unity) REUNION and closing reception on Monday from 1- 4 PM.

Early registration is requested – by email deamabattle @ gmail.com or by calling De Ama Battle at 617-642-1870

Tickets are $25 each day – Discounts available for early bird registrations

"Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances."
Maya Angelou