Dance

DanceAfrica 2013 Opening Celebration

 
 
Sun, May 19, 2013
  • 3PM
 
LOCATION:
Peter Jay Sharp Building
 
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
RUN TIME: 2hrs 15min with intermission
SINGLE TICKET PRICE:  $20
 
+  This is an ASL performance.
 
 
 
 
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SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK
Artistic Director Chuck Davis

Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK—the “gold standard” (Fort Worth Star-Telegram) of a capella gospel groups—headlines the opening celebration of DanceAfrica 2013. DanceAfrica founder and artistic director Chuck Davis hosts this showcase of dance and music to kick off the festival, featuring Umkhathi Theatre Works from Zimbabwe and Brooklyn’s own BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica ensemble. 

Featuring:  SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK
 
Umkhathi Theatre Works
BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble
 
This is an ASL performance.

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