Admission is FREE! From their first arrival in 1619, Africans & African Americans have contributed to and shaped our nation’s culture in countless ways. Their traditions reflect through art, music, food, religion, and most of all, the convictions of hope, determination, and courage. They have left an indelible and enduring mark on American society. Come […]
Join Richmond Ballet’s Minds in Motion Ambassadors (5th-8th graders) for a performance that tells the tales of Anansi, the Spider Man, from the folktales of the Ashanti of West Africa. Anansi uses his cunning ways and intelligence to prove his worth, overpowering creatures much larger than himself. With respect for his accomplishments, the Sky King […]
No matter your age or background, the spirit and the openness of the Elegba Folklore Society will enchant you. Whether in a way you expect or in a way that is totally spontaneous, your energy will blend beautifully with theirs, closing the gap between performer and audience. Free event. Seating is first-come, first-served. Information: 652-1460.
Generation Dream 2019 presents a diverse cast of talented young people speaking out about issues of social justice, and their hopes for a future in which youth of all backgrounds can flourish. All performances honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and vision of peace, nonviolence, and social justice. Free. Doors open at 2pm, and […]
No matter your age or background, the spirit and the openness of the Elegba Folklore Society will enchant you, closing the gap between performer and audience. In this performance, dancers, drummers, singers, spoken word artists and masquerades focus primarily on West Africa to interactively spur an evolving understanding of the cultural and historical underpinnings of […]