From Africa With Love

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From Africa With Love

Time: May 11, 2014 from 3pm to 5pm
Location: VSA's North Fourth Art Theater
Street: 4904 4th Street NW
City/Town: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Website or Map: http://www.vsartsnm.org
Event Type: fundraiser
Organized By: Nkazi Sinandile
Latest Activity: Apr 22

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News Release :  For Immediate Release: Open To The Public:  Good Through May 11, 2014

 

From Africa With Love Is Fund Raiser For Two Local Non Profits.

( Albuquerque, New Mexico)  The South African Orion Duet And Matunda Ya Yesu Performing groups will present  FROM AFRICA WITH LOVE, a fund-Raising Event For New Mexico Women’s Global Pathways, a voluntary driven Micro-enterprise development arm of the Immigrant And Refugee  Resource Village Of  Albuquerque. Part proceeds will also benefit the Matunda Ya Yesu Youth Choir.

Friday, May 9th 2014 from 7.00p.m. to 9.00 pm

Sunday, May 11 2014 from 3.00p.m. to 5.00 p.m

Venue:   VSA North Fourth Art Center ;  4904 Fourth Street, Albuquerque, NM  87107

Admission:   $10.00 general

For ticket information call  505  435 5741

From Africa With Love: Stories of triumph, resilience, hope

Cast members sing, stomp, dance, drum and act to raise awareness about the often overlooked presence, contributions, love and self-determination and plight of the African people in New Mexico.  It also aims to create a wider appreciation of African culture and promote the charity’s music and drama empowerment project.

Since June 2013 From Africa With Love is celebrated annually by immigrants and refugees resettled in Bernalillo not only to highlight refugee resilience but give voice to their stories. It recognizes the need for local communities such as New Mexico to take part in the global effort dedicated to supporting and celebrating the strengths of refugees and immigrants.   Join us to hear their voices and celebrate their stories!

Through dance, drama, art, music, drumming Africans learn to deal with trauma and conflict and to confront stereotypes and other challenges. As African people, especially the children have migrated to New Mexico, their artistic expression of their values and beliefs has helped them to survive many obstacles.

The event is sponsored by the Immigrant And Refugee Resource Village and VSA North Forth Art Center both New Mexico Non Profits with a 501 c (3) status.

General Admission at the door and online at holdmyticket.com

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