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Add to Calendar 28-12-2013 28-12-2013 15 Kwanzaa Celebration This cultural festival of African and African-American performing and visual arts commemorates the seven principles of Kwanzaa. A feast for the soul and senses, this family-friendly all-day event offers African dance, spoken word, live musical performances, and traditional crafts. A bustling Kwanzaa Marketplace will feature vendors, visual artists, and craftspeople, as well as representatives from major cultural institutions. In addition, special Kwanzaa foods will be available in the Museum Food Court. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=93531 American Museum of Natural History true DD/MM/YYYY

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Date: 12/28/13
Ages: All Ages
Address: 200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
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Join AMNH for the Museum’s annual Kwanzaa celebration! Hosted by storyteller Linda Humes, the festivities will include family-friendly activities, exciting raffles, and an international marketplace. The Supremes from the Broadway smash hit Motown the Musical make a special appearance. Back by popular demand, Oscar-nominated youth ensemble IMPACT Repertory Theatre, with Ugandan poet Emilia Ottoo, helps open the show. Restoration Dance Theatre Company returns with an eclectic mix of African, Caribbean, jazz, and modern dances. Balance Dance Theatre, led by acclaimed choreographer Obediah Wright, performs. Bestselling author and award-winning filmmaker MK Asante introduces his landmark film, narrated by Maya Angelou, “The Black Candle: A Kwanzaa Celebration,” followed by a special screening of the film and a book signing of his new memoir, Buck.

Venue Description: A museum for the 21st century, with a rich and storied past and one of the greatest natural history museums in the world, with over 40 exhibition halls. Open daily from 10am to 5:45pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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