[A BadGal Says - TheSUSS] Come Meet The Family at the African World Festival ...
On Saturday 08/21/2010 at 3:00 p.m. the Entire Alghanee Family Invites You to Join in the celebration in honor of Empress Njeri Alghanee at the African World Festival in Detroits' Hart Plaza.This year the festival celebrates Our Newest Shero Njeri Alghanee for her lifelong unselfish work as a freedom fighter and reparationist. Please come and be a part of the sharing of Love and Joy for Sister Njeri in her hometown of Detroit. The Official Mama Njeri Memorial Tee Shirt and Obituary will be available at the celebration. Be Sure to Get the Limited Edition before they're gone.
This is a taste of the Omowale Drummers and Dancers
This wonderful dance and drum troop exists because of one of our local Detroit Heroes - Baba Sundiata Kieta who passed away three years ago. He was one of the most well known Djembe players from the area. He traveled globally and trained drummers and dancers in traditional Yoruba Drumming and Dance for over 30 years. We will never forget you Baba for you are the door..BadGalsRadio will be there covering the entire fete live with the family.We'll be looking forward to seeing you at Hart Plaza on Detroit's beautiful waterfront on Saturday from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. come and shake hands and meet the family and take photos with Ras Mausi and his family. They would love to see you and hear your stories of how Empress Njeri Impacted Your Life.OOOOhhhh and did we forget to mention, there's a huge festival going on the whole weekend - "The Charles H. Wright African World Festival" - Be There or Miss the Biggest Family Event in Detroits' Summertime Schedule.
Saturday - 08/21/2010Program subject to change.
PARADE OF NATIONS
5p Assemble at Cadillac Square 6p Parade Begins -- Woodward Avenue to Hart Plaza
African World Stage
12p LIBATIONS: United African Community Organization 1p "A Conversation on Black Economic Wealth" facilitated by Councilwoman JoAnn Watson, and featuring, BELLA MARSHALL & DON BARDEN of Barden Companies, Inc. 3p STEPPING EXHIBITION featuring IOTA PHI THETA Fraternity and GAMMA XI CHI Fraternity 3p TRIBUTE TO OUR SHE-ROES & HEROES: Remembering Sister Njere AlghaneE 5p TOBY FOYEH & ORCHESTRA AFRICA: Nigerian High-Life 7p 92.3FM LIVE BROADCAST with GERALD McBRIDE, Host of "Old School Dance Party" 7p BETTYE LaVETTE 9:30p KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL: Husband & Wife Neo-Soul Duo
3p "RHYTHM, ROOTS & RHYME POETRY SLAM COMPETITION" Presented by the Detroit Jazz Festival, hosted by La Shaun Phoenix Moore 5:30p Emcee: HEATHER J HENDERSON 5:45p *KAYLA RAQUEL *KAFI *SUMMER ALLEN *NA'KILAH SWEETZ: Detroit Vocalists 6:45p PicNap.com presents WRAPS, TAPS & NAPS HAIR EXTRAVAGANZA! 7:30p GWAII: Tanzanian-born, Conscious Hip Hop 8:30p SHANI D: Detroit Comedian 8:45p Underground Comedy Jam featuring TOMMY CHUNN 9:45p RAS KENTE & THE TAKE NO PRISONERS BAND: Detroit Reggae Sensation
Nile Rver Jazz Club
12p JAZZ TRACKS 1p URBAN STRINGZ: Youth String Orchestra 3p ARTS LEAGUE OF MICHIGAN "JAZZ CAMP": Young Jazz Musicians 4p JON DIXON PROJECT: Four-piece ensemble 6p FRAN DENT: Detroit Jazz Stylist 7:15p VARIETY MIX: Jazz and R&B 9p JAZZ JAM: MALIK ALSTON & THE LINWOOD ENSEMBLE
Pyramid Arts Stage
12p DIVINE HEALTH MINISTRIES w/ESTER FLOYD "The Benefits of Eating Raw and/or Plan B" 1p RAY STONE "Feeding Your Creativity" 2p ARI SHEN "Natural Hair & Natural Hair Care" 3p MINISTER SALADIN "Slave/Soul Food vs. Spiritual Nutrition 4p SHESHETA EL "Return of the Superhuemans" 5p DR. KEEFA LORRAINE WITHERSPOON "Reactivating "The Healing in Your DNA through Energy Medicine" 6p JESSE R. BROWN "A Healer in Every Home" 7p QUEEN AFUA "Overcoming an Angry Vagina" 8:30p PROJECT THEATRE CO. presents "Honorable Mention: 48DET"
MY TV20 MAKE & TAKE TENTS 12-9p MAKE & TAKE ACTIVITIES & GAMES 2p-6p MY TV20 HIGH TECH VAN: Digital Games & Computer Access for Youth 2:30p-5:30p SANDY'S LAND FACE PAINTING WATOTO VILLAGE STAGE supported by BCBSM 12p ARTOLOGY, MUSIC & THE SCIENCE OF SOUND presented by the Arts League of Michigan and Cranbrook Institute of Science Funded by The Knight Foundation 3p BALLET FOLKLORICO MOYOCOYANI IZEL: Mexican Cultural Dance Troupe 4p RHONDA REYES, Storyteller; Detroit Association of Black Storytellers 5:30p NANOU DJAPO: Marcus Garvey Academy 6:30p RHONDA REYES, Storyteller; Detroit Association of Black Storytellers 8:15p PYRAMID PERFORMING ARTS THEATER: Aisha Shule SKILLMAN FOUNDATION PUPPET STAGE 2p, 4:30p & 7p THE NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL THEATRE: "Beauty and the Beast" String Puppet Performance
Health is Wealth Pavillion
12p MAMA SUMARAH KAREN SMITH "The Sacred Art of Storytelling" 1p YOGA 1:35p MARTIAL ARTS 2p THE WHOLISTIC HEALTH AWARENESS TEAM "Tappology" 3p CENTER FOR INDIGENOUS TAI CHI "Tai Chi" 3:35p QiGONG 4:35p JENDAYI IYI "Raw Food for Optimum Health" 5p AFRICAN DANCE 5:35p SENSUOUS SEMINARS, LLC "Kissing"
Generation Next Kingdom
12p-9:30p DJ JAY BEE 1p HULA HOOP - Ken Donaldson 2p SOCCER - Coach Phillip Jack 3p EXERCISE - Trainer Steven Pierce 4p FENCING - Bobby Smith 6p ATMOSPHERIC TRAINING ACADEMY - Kyoshi Kevin BolDen 7p TAI CHI - Ted Cash 8p HUSTLE LESSONS - Thomasina© Copyright AWF Detroit 2009 All Rights Reserved
Walk-Abouts12-11p OMOWALE CULTURAL SOCIETY + STILTWALKERS Fri, Sat & Sun
Black History 101 Mobile Museum12-11:30p Fri, Sat & Sun
Elder Village - Sponsored by AARP-Michigan12-9p Cold Water, Light Refreshments Sat & Sun
1p TAI CHI - Ted Cash 2p SKETCHES - Michael Cooper 3p WRAPPING YOUR GELE (African Headdress) - Jendayi Iyi 4p EXERCISE - Trainer Steven Pierce 5p HUSTLE LESSONS - Gilbert Evans 6p POETRY - Harry Carter
2p SKETCHES - Michael Cooper 3p WRAPPING YOUR GELE (African Headdress) - Jendayi Iyi 4p POETRY - Harry Carter 4:30p BELLAEROBICS - Tene Dismuke 5:30p HUSTLE LESSONS - Gilbert Evans
Fri/Sat/Sun: 12p-9p Featured Country: HAITI: Educational Installation provided by Espoir Haitian-American Organization HAITIAN ART DISPLAY/SALE: SereNgeti Galleries Saturda 12p-9p SHRINE OF THE BLACK MADONNA CULTURAL CENTER & BOOKSTORE -- 45th Anniversary Display & "Meet the Author" Sunday: 3p-4p QUEEN AFUA - Book Signing & Reception
Looking forward to Seeing You On Saturday at Hart Plaza,
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