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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Saturday, February 26, 2011

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African American Family Festival

Celebrate African American heritage and communities from around the globe.

What: African American Family Festival
Celebrate African American heritage and communities from around the globe. Travel through a village marketplace in search of new art, fabrics, instruments, spices and friends. Explore family histories through storytelling, play acting and video interviews. Share where your family has come from as well as the stories and ideas that they brought with them. Create your own African-inspired artwork and delight in awe-inspiring performances all day.

Special Guests
Ssuuna performing Muije: Come Together
Diane Macklin performing Succotash Tales
Lesole’s Dance Project performing Zulu, Gumboot and Street Dances from South Africa
Wide Angle Youth Media presenting youth-led storytelling projects
DishiBem Traditional Contemporary Dance performing Origins

 

Where
The Walters Art Museum


When
Saturday, February 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.


Price
Free


Media Contact
Amy Mannarino, 410-547-9000, ext. 277, amannarino@thewalters.org


Photo Credit
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore