5.06.2016

EVENT ALERTS: May is full of activities - these are just a sample - Enjoy!!

By Gloria Dulan-Wilson



Hello All:

Well, May just kind of eased in on us - we were so focused on the loss of so many friends and loved ones during the final weeks of April, we woke up one morning and here it was  - May!!  Wow!!
  
So now I'm playing catchup - because things have already started at top speed.  As usual, this is not an exhaustive list - just some things that may be of interest and benefit to you - 

But before we do that, I just want to say to all my sister moms, grand moms and mom wannabes and gonnabes: 

SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016 


HAPPY MOTHERS' DAY 


A HAPPY, BLESSED, LOVING, FULFILLED, AND WONDERFUL MOTHER'S DAY TO YOU ALL!  FOR ALL THAT YOU DO AND HAVE DONE  TO NURTURE, GUIDE, LOVE AND PROTECT YOUR OFFSPRING.  
AND HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY TO ALL THE MOTHERS WHO HAVE GONE BEFORE US AND ARE NOW ANCESTOR/ANGELS WATCHING OVER US - ESPECIALLY TO MY MOM RUBY LOVE, MY GRAND MOTHERS CORNELIA AND ZADY - I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU; ALWAYS TREASURE YOU FOR WHAT YOU DID AND TRIED TO DO TO RAISE A HARD-HEADED, SKINNY, OPINIONATED ARIES GIRL. 
THANK YOU FOR STICKING WITH ME.  
AND TO MY DAUGHTER, KIRA, WHO IS A WONDERFUL MOTHER IN HER OWN RIGHT, AND MY DAUGHTER-IN-LAW TRACIE - I AM EVER SO PROUD OF YOU FOR WHO YOU ARE AND HOW YOU'RE RAISING THE GRAND PEOPLE
AND TO KIRA, RAIS AND ADIYA - I AM SO HAPPY THAT YOU CHOSE ME TO BE YOUR MOM - YOU ARE MY GREATEST TREASURES.
 STAY BLESSED & 
ECLECTICALLY BLACK - 
AS YOU HAVE ALWAYS BEEN.  
LOVE FROM YOUR MOMI!!


NEW YORK:
SATURDAY, MAY 7th,2016
Hi Family,  DJ Sting INT'L GOOD........ Party tribute to Prince @ Jamaica Performing Arts Center
153-10 Jamaica Ave, Queens, N.Y. 11418  718-618-6170
Free/ Donation. 

SATURDAY, MAY 7TH - 
5TH ANNUAL I LOVE MY PARK DAY IN NEW YORK

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/1547e292a6f9e9cc?compose=154822b19ad991ac


SATURDAY, MAY 14 -
SENIOR HAT AND BRUNCH HOSTED BY JUNE TERRY AT HARLEM BESAME:



MAY 20-21, 2016
THE GREAT YOUSSOU NDOUR!! 



MAY 27-30 2016

 DANCE AFRICA!!! - MY FAVORITE FESTIVAL ON THE PLANET!!

DANCE

DanceAfrica 2016


May 27—May 30, 2016
Performance dates & times
LOCATION:
FULL PRICE TICKETS START AT  $20
  BUY TICKETS

  


Senegal: Doors of Ancient Futures
Artistic Director Abdel R. Salaam and Artistic Director Emeritus Chuck Davis
The nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance returns for its 39th year, featuring new artistic director Abdel R. Salaam. This beloved annual tradition brings together performance, art, film, and an array of community events for an exhilarating celebration of culture from Africa and its diaspora.
This year, DanceAfrica offers a taste of the rhythm, movement, and spirit of Senegal past and present, welcoming two Dakar-based companies: Les Ballets de la Renaissance Africaine “Waato Siita”, featuring the best percussionists and dancers from Senegal; Compagnie Tenane, a dynamic troupe that mixes contemporary styles and traditional Senegalese movement; BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble; Germaine Acogny; and Dyane Harvey-Salaam.
RELATED CONTENT
ARTISTS
WAATO SiiTA 
This Dakar-based company comprises the best percussionists and dancers from Senegal.
  
ARTISTS
Tenane
This dynamic troupe mixes contemporary styles and traditional Senegalese movement.
  
ARTISTS
BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble 
BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble celebrates ancestral roots and the modern-day community.
  
ARTISTS
Dyane Harvey
Dancer and choreographer Dyane Harvey is a founding member of Forces of Nature Dance Theatre.
  
ARTISTS
Germaine Acogny
Germaine Acogny is considered the mother of contemporary African dance.
  
RELATED EVENTS
NEIGHBORHOOD
DanceAfrica 2016 Bazaar
May 28—May 30, 2016
DanceAfrica 2016 Bazaar
May 28—May 30, 2016
RAIN OR SHINE!
DanceAfrica's beloved bazaar returns, featuring more than 150 vendors from around the world, offering African, Caribbean, and African-American food, crafts, and fashion.
MORE
Free
MUSIC
Youssou NDOUR
May 20—May 21, 2016
Youssou NDOUR
May 20—May 21, 2016
The Dakar-born singer and composer returns to BAM for two evenings with his longtime band, Le Super √Čtoile de Dakar, and a tribute to Senegalese drummer Doudou N'Diaye Rose, who passed away last year.
MOREBUY
FILM SERIES
FilmAfrica 2016
May 25—May 30, 2016
FilmAfrica 2016
May 25—May 30, 2016
This cinematic companion to the annual DanceAfrica celebration features the best fiction and documentary from Ghana, Sudan, Kenya, Nigeria, and beyond, including a special focus on Senegal.
MORE
VISUAL ART
Omar Victor Diop: The Studio of Vanities
May 24—Jun 30, 2016
Omar Victor Diop: The Studio of Vanities
May 24—Jun 30, 2016
BAM Visual Art presents a series of portraits capturing the faces of contemporary Africa’s emerging creative class by Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop.
MORE
Free
NEW JERSEY
FRIDAY, MAY 6, NJPAC
ALVIN AILEY AND SAVION GLOVER!!! 
https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/1547d625afc0e291?compose=154822b19ad991ac


PHILADELPHIA

FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016

STATE REP STEPHEN KINSEY PRESENTS HIS ANNUAL SENIOR HEALTH FAIR

GREAT DAY TO COME OUT AND LEARN ABOUT NEW HEALTH INITIATIVES FOR SENIORS 

FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016
OVERBROOK HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION PRESENTS 
THEIR
25TH ANNUAL HALL OF FAME BANQUET & 16TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT 
6:00 - 9:00  At The 
BALA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
2200 BELMONT AVE, PHILLY 19131
FOR INFO CONTACT: 267-688-5680

FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016
5:00PM - 11:00 PM 
THESE GUYS ARE WONDERFUL - THIS IS THE KICK OFF TO A WONDERFUL EXHIBIT ON AFRICAN ART AND CREATIVITY - AT THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART MAIN BUILDING 

SATURDAY MAY 14
YOU'LL WANT TO COME BACK AGAIN AND AGAIN
TO PURCHASE TICKETS ON LINE FOR CREATIVE AFRICA & SAVE $5.00
USE PROMO CODE AFRICA www.philamuseum.org
TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
SICKLE CELL ADVOCACY DAY!!




SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016

CHILDHOODS LOST PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS:


Brought to you by the same production team that gave  you LEGACY - this stirring drama will open your hearts and minds to the issues and dilemmas our youth face in a world that has lost its way.  You must be a part of this journey.  GDW

THIS IS JUST A SNIPPIT OF ACTIVITIES - MAY IS JAM PACKED - WITH SO MANY TO CHOOSE FROM - ENJOY AND STAY BLESSED &
ECLECTICALLY BLACK

Gloria 

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