Follow Us  
American Museum of Natural History Celebrates Kwanzaa With an All-Day Fetsival Sunday, Dec. 26
Post Feedback | Printer-Friendly | Send Article to a Friend
November 23, 2010 - by CG News Desk

A vibrant cultural festival of African and African-American music, dance and crafts that commemorates the seven principles of Kwanzaa at the American Museum of Natural HistoryThe Legacy Continues...KWANZAA 2010! is a feast for the soul and senses. Celebration highlights include performances by:
 
• Kotchegna Dance Company, which will showcase dances and drum performances that feature magnificent masks, acrobatic feats, and stilts; and Gestures Dance Ensemble, a modern dance company.
 
• Gospel band from the McCollough Invaders of the United House of Prayer for All People, which will touch hearts using the power of spirit and music.
 
• Restoration Dance Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Karen Thornton-Daniels, will perform traditional African dance and drumming.
 
• The dancers of the Allen Liturgical Dance Ministry of the Greater Allen Cathedral.

The event takes place Sunday, December 26, from noon-5pm.

The bustling Kwanzaa Marketplace, located in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, will feature vendors, visual artists, and craftspeople. In addition, special Kwanzaa foods will be available in the Museum Food Court. The Legacy Continues...KWANZAA 2010! is co-produced by Community Works, an arts and education nonprofit organization, and New Heritage Theatre Group, the oldest nonprofit black theater company in New York. The marketplace is organized by the Harlem Arts Alliance.
 
Support for The Legacy Continues...KWANZAA 2010! is made possible, in part, by the Ford Foundation, the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc., the Tolan Family, and the family of Frederick H. Leonhardt.
 
The Legacy Continues...Kwanzaa 2010! is dedicated to the memory of James Stovall, who served as artistic director of the Kwanzaa program for four years.
 
All performances and activities are free with Museum admission. Suggested admission to the Museum is $16 for adults, $12 for students and seniors, and $9 for children. Reservations are not required for the Kwanzaa celebration.

For more information, the public call 212-769-5315 or visit www.amnh.org/kwanzaa.


Archives:

Related Articles
Most Popular Articles on CGNY
   ACTIVITY PLANNER
Arrival:
Click Here to open the calendar
Departure:
Click Here to open the calendar
Category:
 

Culture/Museums Listings
Family Fun Listings

JUMP TO CITYGUIDE LISTINGS

 · Theater
 · Culture/Museums
 · Sightseeing
 · Galleries

 · Nightlife
 · Family Fun
 · Places to Eat
 · Shopping in NYC

 · Activity Planner
 · Discounts
 · Hotels
 · Maps


 Advertising |  Add a Calendar Event |  Bookmarks |  Company News |  Contact Us | Jobs @ City Guide
 Suggest a Listing

 For More Content Visit: Concierge Choice Awards | Promenade Magazine | NY Metro Parents Magazine
Bar Bat Mitzvah Book | NYC Activities | NYC Dining | NYC Discounts | NYC Events
NYC Museums | NYC Shopping | NYC Theater

Contact us. All Materials Copyright 2014 Davler Media Group, LLC
View Privacy Policy | Terms of Service

HBO Shop Coupon - Buy More, Save More
Sony Store - Free Gift Card With $99+ Purchase
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Coupon - 20% Off General Admission, Space Shuttle & Guided Tours
NHL Store Powered by Reebok - 15% Off
Click Here for More Discounts...
· This Week in NYC
· Darbar - NYC's Home to Authentic Indian Cuisine
· DataVision to Open New NYC Flagship Store in June
· NYC Spring Sightseeing Special
· All Hail 'The King of New York' – Newsies Continues Its Broadway Reign
· Celebrate Administrative Professionals Week at Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House
· Where to Dine for Mother's Day in New York City
· The Best Live Music and Concert Venues in New York City
· Mother's Day Gift Ideas
· HBO Shop Coupon - Buy More, Save More
Click Here for More News...
Click below to contact our NYC Experts for suggestions on group activities & more:
Dining
Sightseeing
Nightlife
Theater 
Shopping
Transportation
buy tickets | find savings | set your itinerary
Chelsea
Chinatown
East Village
Financial District
Greenwich Village
Harlem
Little Italy
Lower East Side
Midtown East
Midtown West
Soho
Theater District
Times Square
Tribeca
Upper East Side
Upper West Side

LOGIN
 email:

password:


save
 Forgot Password?