will take place on Sunday, October 6th, 2019, 3pm – 9pm, sponsored and hosted by the Atlas Performing Arts Center in NE Washington, DC. The festival will include:
Curated by Handirubvi Wakatama
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2019 AT 3:00 PM
‘The Role of Black Women, Arts and Activism’ Panel Discussion: “The Role of Black Women, Arts and Activism”:
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2019 AT 4:00 PM
–an exploration and discussion about the work of black women of African descent from around the world that utilize the arts as a tool of global activism; and how the influence and leadership of heroines such as Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba have inspired and continue to inspire them.
Panel moderator bio:
Mavhu Wakatama Hargrove (poetess/author) is an American-born Zimbabwean writer who spent her childhood and teenage years in Harare, Zimbabwe. She has been published in “Chicken Soup For the Cat Lover’s Soul” and Granta Magazine.
culminating with the evening presentation of…
AKUA ALLRICH- 11TH ANNUAL NINA SIMONE AND MIRIAM MAKEBA TRIBUTE! with the Tribe!
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2019 AT 7:00 PM
Help us raise much needed funds for our inaugural Black Women, Arts and Activism; Nina Simone, Miriam Makeba tribute festival! The festival will take place on Sunday, October 6th, 2019, sponsored and hosted by the Atlas Performing Arts Center in NE Washington, DC.
The festival will include an art exhibition, vendors, an invigorating panel discussion, culminating with our 11th annual Nina Simone Miriam Makeba tribute concert in the evening.
Bronze level – up to $99
-Our deepest gratitude and personalized, thank you festival postcard.
Silver level – $100 – $499
-Our deepest gratitude, 1 signed festival tee-shirt and personalized, thank you festival postcard. VIP Sponsors reception.
*Golden Sponsorship level – $500 and up
-Our deepest gratitude, Name and/or logo in program, 2 signed festival tee-shirts and poster, and personalized festival postcard. VIP Sponsors reception.