Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A Night of Tribute - Legacy of Bay Area Shine feat. Blanche Brown

San Francisco, CA -- May 28th
San Francisco Fort Mason Center, Cowell Theater
congosqwest.org | congosqwest@gmail.com |#CSQwest10

An inaugural night of tribute in dance honoring Bay Area Arts Pioneers whose works represent historical cultural gateways. 
Now in its 10th year, Congo SQ West Kinship Society has partnered with San Francisco International Arts Festival to salute this year’s Guest of Honor, Dance Pioneer Blanche Brown, and her legacy of Arts Ambassadorship, including a milestone Teaching career at age 79. Commemorative highlights include Outstanding Service recognition, Ancestral remembrance and a rare Haitian Dance Reunion Performance. Be there in witness: ADVANCE TIX ON SALE --> click link #CSQWEST10

Congo SQ West's Flagship Event commemorating its 10th Anniversary joins SF  Int'l Arts Festival 
to lift the crowns of Bay Area Cultural Gatekeepers, while preserving their invaluable legacies; This 
inaugural night will highlight  historical firsts, cultivating cultural cradle-place and restore kinship.
Click this link to learn more about Ms. Blanche Brown featured in the San Francisco Bayview.

His legacy yields a legendary roster of Drum luminaries Otobaji Obatero, 
Baba David Frazier, Baba Yagbe Onilu,Calvin Holmes, John Santos, 
Zeke Nealy, Rick Prijadi, Butch Haynes & more...
She brings an unforgettable presentation of inter-generational 
Dance Village,bridging students from the institutions she's built 
since the 80's Balet Saba' West African Dance Co. & Umoja House!

Bay Area Jazz Dance Empresario, Int'l Dancer & Choreographer 
Founding member of Citicentre Dance Theater, Exec. Director
of The BEAT - Berkeley Center for Performing Arts.

Next Generation Artist: One of the Bay Area's foremost Dance agents for 
building, training and Teaching Dance. Trained in legendary institutions, 
she blazes her own trails as Creator of LatinDanceGrooves.com

*Learn more about these Cultural luminaries, mini-bios at

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