AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Time: December 30, 2008 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Location: Kelly-Strayhorn Theater-East Liberty
Street: 5941 Penn Ave
Website or Map: http://www.kelly-strayhorn.org
Phone: 412 363-3416
Event Type: Music, Performance, Series
Organized By: Ahveekhy & Afrika Yetu
Latest Activity: Dec 24, 2008
“Ababio” in the Akhan language of Ghana means: One who has gone and has returned.
“Let’s rise again-ABABIO” is a series of musical performances and story telling that shares Ahveekhy's experiences as an African American leaving America, to live in Ghana West Africa. These experiences cover a span of more than ten years, with no return trips to America.
“Let’s Rise Again-ABABIO” is a family performance series targeting youth, using music as a means to educate, and inspire them to be proud of and want to learn more about our rich African/African American heritage. The music will include songs from a variety of genre’s (including Jazz, Reggae, R&B, Popular and Gospel) that have been written and/or performed and made popular by Africans and African American artists, combined with Ahveekhy's original songs written while living in Africa.
Gate Fee: $5.00 children 12 and under Free!!!