Friday, May 3, 2013

African American Studies Department Spring Production

"CARNIVAL" - Celebrating Our Diversity

BHS African American Studies Department Presents Carnival - A celebration of
our diversity; fusing dance, theater, music, and rap in an exciting evening
of high energy, good fun for the entire family. The performance is a
collaboration with Berkeley High School's great artistic minds (Linda Carr,
Lauren Benjamin, Miss Betty, and Mama Naomi Washington-Diouf) combining
modern, Aztec, hip hop, African, fusion, Praise, Haitian, Persian,  soca and
visuals to help you join the party. So expect to see a carnival happening
with dancers parading down the aisles with masks, bright costumes, stilt
walkers, skaters, and more. Watch students bring the flavor of the marching
band with Southern style stepping.

This event will take place on May 17, 2013 at 7 PM in the Berkeley Community
Theater at 1980 Allston Way @ Martin Luther King in the beautiful City of
Berkeley, CA 94704. Tickets are $12 for reserved; $8 for general; $5 for
students/senior citizens/children. Proceeds from this event will benefit the
African American Studies Department and its dance program.

CARNIVAL tickets are available at www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/380509, or
at the door.  Tickets are $12 for reserved; $8 for general; $5 for students,
senior citizens, and children. Proceeds will benefit the African Haitian
Dance Program.

BHS teachers ENTER FREE with ID.  Please come and support our students.

This project is supported by the Berkeley School Enrichment Program (BSEP),
Principal Pasquale and the Administrative Team, with in-kind support from
Diamano Coura West African Dance Company, Berkeley Unified School District,
and Berkeley High School

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