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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

FREE African American Family Festival: Carnivale of Cultures

Saturday, February 25, 2012
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
FREE African American Family Festival: Carnivale of Cultures

Celebrate the African influence on cultures from Cuba to Brazil and beyond! Join us as we explore the rich diversity of art, music and dance of African Latin Americans. Learn about poets, artists and heroes of Latin American and African American history.  Create your own colorful artwork and discover local Afro-Latin communities. Learn a few new dance steps and be amazed by exciting performances all day! Come early for a special giveaway. Visit the special exhibition, Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift, for FREE today.

Contact (410) 547-9000, ext. 300 or for more information.

11:00 a.m. Madre Africa performing The African Heritage in Latin America
12:00 p.m. Alberto Limonta Perez performing Conga & Rumba
1:00 p.m.  Roda Movements presenting Capoiera for Kids!
2:00 p.m.  Baba Jamal Koram presenting African Stories in the Americas
3:00 p.m.  GRAND FINALE: Timbason la Original performing A Trip to Cuba

Family Programs are supported in part by the Robert E. and Jane B. Meyerhoff Fund at the Baltimore Community Foundation.


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