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West African Dance w/Youssouf Koumbassa in NYC

By Afrika Abney, published on Nov 28, 2007

West African Dance w/Youssouf Koumbassa in NYC will take place on Sundays December 2nd, December 9th and December 16th, 2007 at City Center, 130 West 56th Street (between 6th and 7th aves) New York, NY. Master Dancer Youssouf Koumbassa will be teaching West African Dance. " Come and learn the history of dances from Guinea, enhance your technique, and work those memory cells! This class offers all of that plus a full complement of musicians! So don't hesitate...come and dance with Master Dancer Youssouf Koumbassa." Sundays Dec. 2nd, 9th, & 16th 7-9 PM $18 - 2-hr class For further information... (more)

Tags: new york

Kwanzaa Drum and Dance Celebration

By Afrika Abney, published on Nov 26, 2007

Kwanzaa Drum and Dance Celebration is hosted by Just Us Women Productions, LLC (JUWP) and will take place on Saturday, December 29th from 1:30 to 4:00pm at Dance & Wellness Studio, 364 North Avenue, Studio 101, New Rochelle, NY 10801. About the Kwanzaa Drum and Dance Celebration The African Drum and Dance celebration will be led by master African percussionist Kazi Oliver and principal dancer and instructor Jeri Baker. "Their performance is entertaining, educational and fun…a dynamic interactive display of cultural celebration." Guests will learn and share in the recitation of its rich history,... (more)

Tags: new york

How To Make Big Bucks Without Selling Your Soul

By Afrika Abney, published on Nov 21, 2007

How To Make Big Bucks Without Selling Your Soul is an excellent guide book that was published by Spiritual Focus Publishing in 2005 and written by Georgia Woodbine. It was very easy to read from beginning to end. It offers some valuable common sense tips and advice that could be used through everyday life. I think that it also serves as an excellent handbook for anyone who gets de-motivated or lose hope, this book can indeed lift you up on all levels. BOOK DESCRIPTION "How To Make Big Bucks Without Selling Your Soul reveals the secrets to living a life of fulfillment and will save you lost... (more)

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Kwanzaa Festival

By Afrika Abney, published on Nov 21, 2007

The Learning Tree Cultural Center (TLT) will be hosting it's 10th Annual Kwanzaa Festival on Saturday, December 1, 2007 at 801 Bartholdi Street, in the Bronx (Entrance on Barnes Avenue) in New York. It will take place from 1-8pm. The Kwanzaa Festival "honors the traditional values of family, community responsibility, commerce and self-improvement and is based on the African American spiritual festival of Kwanzaa. Through the performance of dance, song, drumming, spoken word and narration, TLT and guest artists and vendors will present a multi-cultural celebration that focuses on Kwanzaa an African-American... (more)

Tags: new york, music, education

The Circle Conference Celebrates the Art of Mystery Writing

By Afrika Abney, published on Nov 16, 2007

The Circle Conference Celebrates the Art of Mystery Writing will take place on Saturday, December 8, 2007 from 1-5pm at 270 W. 96th St. (Bet. B’way & West End Ave.) in New York City. It is hosted by African Voices and Frederick Douglass Creative Arts Center. About The Circle Conference Celebrates the Art of Mystery Writing Grace Edwards is a brilliant and successful Mystery writer and she is conducting a 90-minute creative writing workshop to help writers develop their story ideas. They will have a chance to learn a few helpful writing excerises and also learn about tricks of the trade.... (more)

Tags: new york, education, fashion

Interview with Georgia Woodbine

By Afrika Abney, published on Nov 15, 2007

Thank you Georgia Woodbine for giving me the opportunity to speak with you and learn more about your book,Jewels of Inspiration and Reflections. And thank you for giving me the opportunity to speak with you. Georgia Woodbine is a woman with a mission to continue to touch millions that encounter daily social, economic, political and financial struggles in life and are looking for way out. She partners with community organizations to foster positive growth in individuals to live to be their best. Ms. Woodbine focuses on showing others how to own their power. She teaches personal, spiritual and... (more)

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The 2007 Audelco Awards Coming To Harlem Stage / Aaron Davis

By Afrika Abney, published on Nov 13, 2007

The 2007 AUDELCO Awards will take place on Monday, November 19, 2007 at 6:00 p.m. with a VIP Gala Reception at the Harlem Stage/Aaron Davis Hall, Inc. (134th Street and Convent Avenue), promptly followed by the ceremony of awards and honors in the Marion Anderson Theatre at 7:30p.m. It will be co-hosted by Entertainment Producer and WHCR-FM Radio Personality, Flo Wiley, and Mr. Apollo, and actor Billy Mitchell. The 2007 AUDELCO Awards will be Honorary Co-Chaired by legendary stage, film and television star Phylicia Rashad, award winning actress/ playwright Vinie Burrows, stage, television... (more)

Tags: new york

New York New Year's African Dance Festival

By Afrika Abney, published on Nov 9, 2007

New York New Year's African Dance Festival will take place from Dec 29 - Jan 1, 2008 and is presented by TAZIA Inc.. " It is known to be the BIGGEST celebration in African dance history! " New York New Year's African Dance Festival will include 18 African Dance Workshops (learn the latest moves from world renowned African dance instructors at the spacious New York City Center studios) and African Dance Concert. For further information about the festival or register, visit https://taziainc.com/festivals.html or contact them at info@taziainc.com About the Festival Participants Our Festival... (more)

Tags: new york, manhattan, san francisco, music

A Benefit Reading for Split This Rock Poetry Festival

By Afrika Abney, published on Nov 7, 2007

A Benefit Reading for Split This Rock Poetry Festival with Mark Doty, Regie Cabico, and Kathy Engel will take place on Monday, December 10, 2007 at 8 pm. The benefit reading will be held at the Bowery Poetry Club located at 308 Bowery, New York, NY.Tickets: $25 at the door About the Split This Rock Poetry Festival Split This Rock Poetry Festival, Washington, DC, March 20-23, 2008, calls poets to a greater role in public life and fosters a national community of activist poets. Featuring readings, workshops, panels, contests, walking tours, film, parties, and activism! For further information... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york

Interview with Edwin Hurdle,Poet & Author of The Write House

By Afrika Abney, published on Oct 20, 2007

Thank you Edwin Hurdle for giving me the opportunity to speak with you and learn more about your first debut poetry book entitled: The Write House. And thank you for giving me the opportunity to speak with you. Edwin Hurdle was born and raised in New York City. He is poet & author of The Write House. Edwin has been writing for several years ever since he was in college. He is inspired by certain life experiences and enjoys poetry. Edwin recently published his first debut, The Write House during the spring of 2007. He plans on doing another poetry book. Edwin is available for interviews,... (more)

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