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Dayton Contemporary Dance Company | Tapestries

March 2016

Dance • Classically Black

Dayton Contemporary Dance Company | Tapestries

Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts

March 5, 2016 | 7:30 pm | $25

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Sat, Mar 5 | 7:30 pm

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Kumble Theater
for the Performing Arts

LIU Brooklyn
1 University Plaza
(Flatbush Ave btwn DeKalb & Willoughby)
Brooklyn, NY
Mon-Fri | 1pm-6pm

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No Longer Separate: A Celebration of the Music and Composers in Black Cinema

March 2016

Music • Classically Black

No Longer Separate: A Celebration of the Music and Composers in Black Cinema

Curated and performed by pianist/film composer Kris Bowers and special guests

Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts

March 8, 2015 | 7:30 pm | $25

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Tue, Mar 8 | 7:30 pm

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Kumble Theater
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LIU Brooklyn
1 University Plaza
(Flatbush Ave btwn DeKalb & Willoughby)
Brooklyn, NY
Mon-Fri | 1pm-6pm

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Believe in the Cypher

March 2016

Theater • Dance • Music • Classically Black

Believe in the Cypher

A summit for those who love and appreciate Hip Hop music and culture.

Hi-ARTS Performance Space

March 9, 2016 | 7:30 pm | $20

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Lakou Mizik

May 2016

Music • Classically Black

Lakou Mizik

BRIC House Ballroom

May 6, 2016 | 8:00 pm | $20 advance | $23 door

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Fri, May 6 | 8:00 pm

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Past Events

The Choreography of Citizenship

December 2, 2015 | 7:30p

Dance • Classically Black

The Choreography of Citizenship

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Defining Classically Black

September 30 - December 2, 2015 | 1:00p

Theater • Dance • Music • Classically Black

Defining Classically Black

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Honoring the Life and Legacy of Thelma Hill

November 17, 2015 | 7:30p

Live & Outspoken • Classically Black

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Thelma Hill

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Claiming the Diasporic Presence in Ballet

October 21, 2015 | 7:30p

Dance • Classically Black

Claiming the Diasporic Presence in Ballet

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Colman Domingo | Patricia McGregor

October 4, 2015 | 7:30 pm

Theater • Live & Outspoken • Classically Black

Colman Domingo | Patricia McGregor

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Love in the Time of Brooklyn

June 8, 2015 | 7 pm

Black Dance: Tradition and Transformation • Theater • Dance • Music • Live & Outspoken

Love in the Time of Brooklyn

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Jamel Gaines’ Creative Outlet: An Artist Grows in Brooklyn

May 15-17, 2015

Dance

Jamel Gaines’ Creative Outlet: An Artist Grows in Brooklyn

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Somi: The Lagos Music Salon

April 24, 2015 | 8 pm

Music

Somi: The Lagos Music Salon

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Together/Far Apart

March 20, 2015 | 7:30 pm

Theater • Dance • Music

Together/Far Apart

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YISSY

February 20, 2015 | 9:30 pm

Music

YISSY

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Delroy Lindo | Camille A. Brown | Dr. Kyra Gaunt

February 5, 2015 | 7 pm

Theater • Dance • Live & Outspoken

Delroy Lindo | Camille A. Brown | Dr. Kyra Gaunt

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Triple Consciousness: Beyond Binaries & Boxes

November 15, 2014 | 2 pm

Theater

Triple Consciousness: Beyond Binaries & Boxes

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Triple Consciousness: Mythologies of the “Diva”

November 8, 2014 | 2 pm

Theater

Triple Consciousness: Mythologies of the “Diva”

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Look Back, Dance Forward: TALES OF HOME | Congo/Mozambique

October 24 & 25, 2014 | 8 pm

Theater • Dance

Look Back, Dance Forward: TALES OF HOME | Congo/Mozambique

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Lost in Language and Sound

October 24, 2014 | 7 pm

Theater • Dance • Music

Lost in Language and Sound

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Triple Consciousness: Body Rock

October 18, 2014 | 2 pm

Theater

Triple Consciousness: Body Rock

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Soundtrack ‘63

October 3 & 4, 2014 | 7:30pm

Movement '63 • Music

Soundtrack ‘63

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25th Anniversary Celebration

May 1, 2014 | 7 pm

Black Dance: Tradition and Transformation • Movement '63 • Theater • Dance • Music • Live & Outspoken

25th Anniversary Celebration

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Companhia Urbana de Dança

March 3-6, 2014

Dance

Companhia Urbana de Dança

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Sarita Allen | Dianne McIntyre

February 28, 2014 | 7pm

Dance • Live & Outspoken

Sarita Allen | Dianne McIntyre

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Mr. TOL E. RAncE

December 6-7, 2013 | 7:30 pm

Black Dance: Tradition and Transformation • Dance

Mr. TOL E. RAncE

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Exit/Exist

November 1-2, 2013 | 7:30pm

Black Dance: Tradition and Transformation • Dance • Music

Exit/Exist

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History, Memory and the Creative Process

October 29, 2013 | 7 pm

Dance

History, Memory and the Creative Process

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The Circle Unbroken is a Hard Bop

September 27, 2013 | 7:30 pm

Theater

The Circle Unbroken is a Hard Bop

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From Double Consciousness to Post-Black

September 22, 2013 | 2 pm

Theater

From Double Consciousness to Post-Black

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Brooklyn ‘63 Remount

Theater

Brooklyn ‘63 Remount

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Sweet Billy and the Zooloos, Excerpts

August 11, 2013 | 4 pm

Theater • Music

Sweet Billy and the Zooloos, Excerpts

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Brooklyn ‘63

May 24-25, 2013 | 7:30pm

Movement '63 • Theater

Brooklyn ‘63

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A HISTORY

April 12-13, 2013 | 7:30pm

Movement '63 • Dance

A HISTORY

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Universes | Black Panthers | Young Lords

March 14, 2013 | 7pm

Movement '63 • Live & Outspoken

Universes | Black Panthers | Young Lords

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Roundtable ‘63

February 22, 2013 | 7:30pm

Movement '63 • Theater

Roundtable ‘63

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Soundtrack ‘63

February 8-9, 2013 | 8pm

Movement '63 • Music

Soundtrack ‘63

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The New Black Fest at 651 ARTS

October 11, 2012 | 7pm

Theater

The New Black Fest at 651 ARTS

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Dominique Morisseau | Tonya Pinkins

October 8, 2012 | 7pm

Theater • Live & Outspoken

Dominique Morisseau | Tonya Pinkins

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A Toast to Anna Glass | Celebrating Season 2012

June 15, 2012 | 7 pm

A Toast to Anna Glass | Celebrating Season 2012

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HappyFlowerNail

May 25, 2012 | 7pm - RSVP Required

Theater

HappyFlowerNail

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Carmen de Lavallade: My Life in Dance and Theater and Legends I Met Along The Way

Dance

Carmen de Lavallade: My Life in Dance and Theater and Legends I Met Along The Way

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June Millington | Toshi Reagon

April 26, 2012 | 7pm

Music • Live & Outspoken

June Millington | Toshi Reagon

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Carmen & Geoffrey

April 24, 2012 | 7pm

Dance

Carmen & Geoffrey

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Esther Armah | Carmen de Lavallade | Blair Underwood

MARCH 15, 2012 | 7:30PM | FREE

Theater • Live & Outspoken

Esther Armah | Carmen de Lavallade | Blair Underwood

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Judith Jamison | Garth Fagan

March 13, 2012 | 7pm

Dance • Live & Outspoken

Judith Jamison | Garth Fagan

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Delroy Lindo | Regina Taylor

February 2, 2012 | 7pm

Theater • Live & Outspoken

Delroy Lindo | Regina Taylor

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Eisa Davis | Nicholas Leichter

January 26, 2012 | 7pm

Dance • Live & Outspoken

Eisa Davis | Nicholas Leichter

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Word Becomes Flesh

January 5-15, 2012

Theater • Dance • Music

Word Becomes Flesh

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The American Slavery Project

The American Slavery Project

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Eti! Voices from East Africa

April 21 | 7pm

Theater • Dance • Music

Eti! Voices from East Africa

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Amiri Baraka | Stephen Henderson

Tuesday, April 5 7pm

Theater • Live & Outspoken

Amiri Baraka | Stephen Henderson

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Ntozake Shange | Marc Bamuthi Joseph

Tuesday, March 8 7pm

Theater • Live & Outspoken

Ntozake Shange | Marc Bamuthi Joseph

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Philip Glass | Tania Leon

Tuesday, February 8 7pm

Music • Live & Outspoken

Philip Glass | Tania Leon

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FLY: Five First Ladies of Dance

Oct. 29 through Dec. 12, 2010

Black Dance: Tradition and Transformation • Dance

FLY: Five First Ladies of Dance

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Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE: 25 Years

Fri, Dec 17 | 7:30pm

Dance

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE: 25 Years

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lions will roar…

May 21 & 22 | 8pm

Black Dance: Tradition and Transformation • Dance • Music

lions will roar…

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April Yvette Thompson | Lynn Nottage

Tue, May 18 | 7pm

Theater • Live & Outspoken

April Yvette Thompson | Lynn Nottage

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Somi | Hugh Masekela

Tue, May 11 | 7pm

Music • Live & Outspoken

Somi | Hugh Masekela

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Ronald K. Brown | Sonia Sanchez

Tue, May 4 | 7pm

Dance • Live & Outspoken

Ronald K. Brown | Sonia Sanchez

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Jimmy “Duck” Holmes | Ralph Lemon

Tue, Apr 27 | 7pm

Music • Live & Outspoken

Jimmy “Duck” Holmes | Ralph Lemon

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Aimee Meredith Cox Reflects on Classically Black

Classically Black is never stagnant nor does it pander to aesthetic mandates and rules around method, structure, or form that have historically excluded perspectives that emerged from the African diaspora.

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