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Buffalo Kwanzaa 2013/14

December 24, 2013 8:00 am - January 2, 2014 5:00 am
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Unnamed Venue
14203 United States

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Buffalo Kwanzaa 2013

“Kwanzaa 2013:  The Reawakwning our Our People”

All programs will be from 7:00 – 9:00pm unless otherwise noted

 

 

December 26- Thursday

Umoja-Unity

Opening Ceremony

Buffalo Academy of the Visual and Performing Arts

450 Masten Ave. Corner of Ferry St.

Performances

Drum Call

Tribute To The Ancestors

Tradition Keepers Storytellers of WNY

Keynote Speaker- Sister Sabirah Muhammad

Ras Jomo & Healing Hands

 

December 27- Friday

Kujichagulia-Self Determination

Buffalo Academy of the Visual and Performing Arts

450 Masten Ave. Corner of Ferry St.

Performance 

African American Cultural Center

Keynote Speaker

 

December 28 – Saturday

Ujima-Collective Work &Responsibility

 

Children/Youth Kwanzaa:

 11:00am – 2:00pm

Metropolitan United Methodist Church

657 Best Street (Corner of Best & Herman)

Children’s activities &Lunch provided

Performances

Capoeira Demo- Rashad Russell

Jessica Carter- Poet

Science Fun w/ Kaleidoscope

Kwanzaa Games & Activities

Lunch provided

 

Evening:

Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library

1324 Jefferson Avenue

Performances

I Am Poets

Black Chamber of Commerce Panel

Papi Martin & Love Supreme Orchestra

December 29- Sunday

Ujamaa-Cooperative Economics

Pratt Willert Community Center

422 Pratt St.

Performances

Daughters of Creative Sound

Dr. Karenga- Keynote Speaker

 

December 30- Monday

Nia-Purpose

Pratt Willert Community Center

422 Pratt St.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Janice Hale, Author of Learning While Black: Creating Education Excellence for African-American Children

 

December 31- Monday

Kuumba-Creativity

Pratt Willert Community Center

422 Pratt St.

5:00 – 8:00pm

***Karamu Feast & Community Open Mic.  Please feel free to bring a dish to share (no red meat, alcohol, pork)

               

January 1 -Tuesday

Imani-Faith

Cultural Movie & Discussion at

 Alfonso Rafi Greene, Jr.  Masten Resource Center

1423 Fillmore Avenue

Spend the day at home with family and friends. Take this time to engage in quiet reflection, focus on what you have learned during the week of Kwanzaa, reflect on who you are, and maintain a quiet, humble, and calm attitude with regards to self and neighbors.

Remember the ancestors in all things.

 

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