AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Time: August 8, 2009 from 11am to 7pm
Location: West Park - North Side (near the Aviary)
Website or Map: http://africanartsinthepark.o…
Phone: (412) 471 - 1121
Event Type: cultural, arts, festival
Organized By: Umoja African Arts Company
Latest Activity: Aug 8, 2009
Time:11:00AM Saturday, August 8th and Sunday, August 9th
Participants will have the opportunity to view and hear African Art presentations through live stage music; a browse through the vendor marketplace; stop at booths for demonstration of an art form, such as head wrapping or drum-making; or perhaps take part in an interactive workshop such as poetry or spoken word. The festival will bring a variety of African artists and organizations together for two days of celebration and the opportunity to share and demonstrate traditional African and African influenced genres of art.
Imagine over 5,000 attendees including mysterious stilt-walkers, invigorating steel drummers, expressive African dancers and storytellers weaving tales, and strolling sogows (life-sized African puppets). It's an awesome visual...isn't it?
Performers include: Dwayne Dolphin Band, Kevin Howard, Eviction Notice, RH Factor and others.