It’s a new season of African Heritage SouSou: Always Africa! at Caribbean Cultural Center (CCCADI), and it begins on Saturday, February 10th.
SouSou Saturdays are monthly family-oriented art-making, dance, and music workshops held every second Saturday of the month at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute. Below is the program schedule.
FUN PUPPET THEATER PRESENTATIONS! First Floor Gallery | Callaloo Kids! – Legacy stories with the Callaloo Kids!
SHOWTIMES: 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
FUN ART-MAKING STATIONS! – Second Floor Gallery
A) Power Amulets – Make and wear a fun Black Panther-inspired protection necklace
B) Spirit Crocodiles! – Create a beautiful Yoruba-inspired artwork for your home
SESSIONS: 11:30 NOON – 2:30PM
DANCE & MOVEMENT- Second Floor Gallery
Watoto African Dance – Kids come and enjoy a fun cultural dance and drumming workshop!
CLASSES: 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM
The Defend Puerto Rico Exhibit opening on February 15th, explores the creative documentation and stories told through the Defend Puerto Rico Transmedia project. The exhibit explores this subject matter with photography, video, design and immersive media. The exhibit is curated by Mikey Cordero, Defend Puerto Rico Co-Founder. In the spirit of resistance and resilience, you’re invited to the Opening Reception will be held on February 15th. The Defend Puerto Rico Exhibit will be on view from February 15 to June 8, 2018. This is a Free event. Registration required.
In addition, the Event ~ Living in My Skin Interactive Conference will be held on Saturday, February 24 from 1:00-5:00pm. Living in My Skin Interactive Conference will explore the experiences of women of color within Dominican and Haitian diaspora communities. Included in the Event, CCCADI will host a La Lucia for an afternoon of performances, showcasing solidarity within the community, fresh food by Woke Foods, an artist talk moderated by Shelley V. Worrell of Caribbeing, live poetry, and musical performances. Free with Registration.
Optional Suggested Donation for all Events is $5.00
All Events are held at the CCCADI’s historic headquarters located at 120 East 125th Street, between Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue.
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