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Black Queens Came To Afrochella Dressed To Impress | MadameNoire

This weekend Ghana hosted their annual Afrochella festival, a celebration of the different types of African cultures through music, food, fashion and much more. In contrast to Coachella, Afrochella is an entirely black experience where every attendee has a feeling of solidarity. This year’s theme is Year of the Return of the African Diaspora, so many African-Americans traveled to Ghana to experience the greatness that is the blackest festival ever. “It’s amazing,” Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo said in a statement. “This is an opportunity for people who don’t feel like they connect to any culture other than American culture. If […]

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to NYC for brief run during the holidays | WPIX 11 News Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Ailey’s extraordinary dancers will move audiences with premieres, new productions, repertory favorites and classics like the American masterpiece Revelations, acclaimed as a must-see for all.

Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Ailey’s extraordinary dancers will move audiences with premieres, new productions, repertory favorites and classics like the American masterpiece Revelations, acclaimed as a must-see for all.

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Ailey II—Always a sure bet! – New York Amsterdam News Ailey II, the revered junior company of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, presented their first season at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, March 29 through April 2.

Ailey II, the revered junior company of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, presented their first season at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, March 29 through April 2.

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African Dance Master Choreographer Chuck Davis Dies at 80 – Atlanta Black Star DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Chuck Davis, a master choreographer and teacher of traditional African dance styles who founded dance companies in North Carolina and New York, has died. He was 80.

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Chuck Davis, a master choreographer and teacher of traditional African dance styles who founded dance companies in North Carolina and New York, has died. He was 80.

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