AFROSOLO ARTS FESTIVAL 21

July 21-October 23 2014

Jul 21-
Black Voices Sneak Preview


Aug 2-
Free Outdoor Concert in Yerba Buena Gardens

Aug 9-
UNITED IN HEALTH 9 - A Free Community Health Fair
Dedicated to increasing the health and vitality of our community, we encourage you to come and join us in creating a healthier community.

Sep 19 - 28 -
Black Voices Performance Series: Our Stories, Our Lives
Two solo performance programs, one featuring Stephanie Anne Johnson and one featuring Lance Burton, Tarika Lewis and Kurt (DJ Lamont) Young.

Tickets:
PROGRAM A | PROGRAM B

Sep 27 -
Project Empowerment: The Audacity To Succeed
Helping young Black men and boys successfully transcend youth to adulthood

 








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    We are putting the final touches on our 20th anniversary season. We start off with a Sneak Preview of our Black Voices Season on Monday, July 21st as part of the Monday Night Marsh. At the Marsh Theater, we will be sharing a look at works in progress of performances that will be shown as fully developed productions last two weekends in September. Come see the works as they go from bud to blossom.

    The festival proper kicks off on Saturday, August 2nd with our fourteenth free concert in Yerba Buena Gardens with a tribute to the legendary Paul Robeson.  The concert will feature critically acclaimed baritone Anthony Brown, performing Robeson classics, especially Negro Spirituals. He will be accompanied be two-time Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Carl Blake.

    We will join President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper Initiative" by hosting a series of events and editing an anthology of writings dedicated to supporting young black men and boy in successfully transcending youth to adulthood. On Saturday, August 16th, we will host a day long conference to help achieve this end.

    The last two weekends in September, we will then produce our seminal Black Voices Series: Our Voices, Our Lives, featuring four artists giving powerfully moving voice to their life experiences.

    This promises to be another great festival. I look forward to see you there.


    Sincerely,
    Thomas Robert Simpson
    Executive and Artistic Director
    www.afrosolo.org
    thomas@afrosolo.org
    415/771-2376



    AfroSolo's mission is to nurture, promote, and present African American and African Diasporan art and culture through solo performances and the visual and literary arts. Since 1993, we have provided a forum to give an authentic voice to the diverse experiences of Black people. Through art, we bring people of all ethnicities together to explore and share the human spirit that binds us all.





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