Mbongui Square Festival is an annual festival that celebrates the performing and visual arts. Organized by Kiandanda Dance Theater, the festival gathers dance, music, visual arts and spoken word artists of varied styles and artistic choices, from the Bay Area and across the world. What defines Mbongui Square Festival is interdisciplinary arts and multicultural community.
Trans.mutation- An immigrants’ journey through consciousness
An expression of self discovery uncovering the deep layers of internalized oppression, colonization and the complex contradictions of imposed social identities. Transmutation is expected to occur by unleashing the energies of epigenetic traumas inflicted through systems of oppression by transforming it.
Presented by Uzo Nkem Nwankpa featuring Solidarite Sympa
When: Sat Oct 28, 2017 @ 4:30 PM
Where: Private Residence 3530 W. Milton Rd Tucson, AZ 85746
Cost: $10-20 Donation.
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Uzo Nwankpa is from the Eastern part of Nigeria, West Africa. An Igbo woman following her call of duty passed on to her from a long line of ancestral healers. Since the age of 5, she has been dedicated to sharing the power of indigenous healing practices through the art of music and dance. As a performer, student and teacher, she has toured countries in North America, Europe, Australia and Africa. She is the founder of the Uzo Method Project – A Public Health Solution. This program was developed to enhance, restore and rejuvenate the health of communities across the globe.
An artistic expression of an immigrants journey as she engages with the land, omenani and the different languages navigated through ritual, stories, music and dance.
Performed by Uzo Nwankpa
Key Ingredients of African Soul
$10, $5 for students
See you there
When:Saturday Jan 16th 6:30pm- 8:30pm Where: Bellamys Gallery, 495 Portobello Rd, Macandrew Bay, Dunedin New Zealand
You are invited to attend the arts exhibition, poetry and music fundraiser at the Bellamys Gallery in Macandrew Bay.
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Come gain some insight on the behind the scenes of Dunedins very own 2015 recipient of the Caroline Plummer community dance fellowship. Sharing her paintings, music and poetry that captures her journey from Africa, to the Americas landing in Dunedin. This event includes various collaborations including Singer song writer Kira Hundelby, Bongo Lion, King Leo’s very own Stevie Rice, Wyeth Chalmers and more. The funds raised for the art sales will support Uzo’s journey to continue to research the effects of community music and dance on wellbeing.
Come prepared to make art and engage in co creation by the community.
For more information please contact Uzo at email@example.com