AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Time: April 16, 2012 from 6pm to 10pm
Location: Kelly-Strayhorn Theater
Street: 5941 Penn Avenue
Website or Map: http://weekinbahia.com/
Event Type: lecture, film, reception
Organized By: KENIA
Latest Activity: Apr 9, 2012
Join us to sample freshly made, authentic Brazilian street foods such as acarajé, vatapá and caruru! See the stunning traditional costumes of the Orixás, deities of Candomblé, an Afro-Brazilian religion PLUS paintings by D. Pires, colorful expressions which celebrate the life of the Bahian people.
Dr. Kenneth Dossar, Temple University will deliver the Keynote Lecture: The Parallel Between Afro-Brazilian and Afro-American Cultures.
The lecture will be followed by a screening of City of Women, a film by Lazaro Faria about the Orixás and the roles women play in Candomblé.