"THE SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS" Music and Dance Workshops
Oct
4
to Oct 6

"THE SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS" Music and Dance Workshops

October 4th, 2019
West African Vocal and Song Workshop
LESINA MARTIN (from the world-renown group FARAFINA KAN in Washington D.C.)
8-10pm
$20

October 6th, 2019
Music and Dance Workshops

Lesina Martin

Lindiwe Rose

Magatte Fall

Yeko Ladzepko-Cole

Juan Carlos Blanco Riera


1-8pm
Location: TBA
$20/each
$50/packet of five workshops

October 4th & 6th will be packed with music and dance workshops as Africa in America continues to engage with our audience in order to cultivate growing artists within our own communities.

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6th Annual Original Works Showcase "THE SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS"
Oct
5
to Oct 6

6th Annual Original Works Showcase "THE SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS"

  • Barnsdall Gallery Theater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Africa In America Presents its 6th Annual Original Works Showcase for African Diasporic Music and Dance entitled, "The Sounds of Blackness". This night of reflection will kick off a beautiful weekend of fellowship amongst the participants and lovers of African Diasporic music and dance here in the Los Angeles area. In this year's showcase, we will shine a light on the diaspora's soundtrack of our lives as we feature original works from musicians, vocalists, and drummers on October 5th at Barnsdall Gallery Theater from 8pm-10pm. Artists from both North and South America, West and South Africa, and the Carribbeans will represent on stage in a 1 NIGHT-ONLY event! There wil be an afterparty this year, so people will be able to meet and greet these amazing artists.

FEATURED ARTISTS:

Kara Mack (Spiritual/Gospel)

Nailah Porter (Blues/Jazz)

Juan Carlos Blanco (Caribbean/South American)

Lindiwe Rose (South African Traditional Vocal)

Magatte Fall (West African Traditional)

Lesina Martin (West African Traditional Vocal)

Yeko Ladzepko (Ghanaian Traditional/Dunham Technique)

8-10pm-Original Works Showcase

10-1am-AFTER-PARTY/MEET&GREET

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QUEENS OF THE SOUTH
Jan
19
11:30 AM11:30

QUEENS OF THE SOUTH

We are soooo excited to announce that this upcoming #mlkweekend, we are doing a collabo “QUEENS OF THE SOUTH” dance workshop with Founder/CEO Kara Mack and her classmate and childhood friend from South Carolina Kristen Smith. Kristen is a former 14K Dance Captain of the Bethune Cookman Marching Band, featured dancer in the movie “Drumline”, and a retired NFL cheerleader for the Jacksonville Jaguars🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽
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YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS!!
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Learn the following techniques:
-8 Counts
-Stands (Choreography done in the stands at football games)
-Field/Stage Choreography
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January 19th, 2018
11:30-1:30pm
Evolution Dance Studio
$20/advance
$25/door

**For advance payment you can go to africainamericamag.com or simply CashApp Kara Mack at $Mackkara

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"FOR THE CULTURE" 5th Annual Original Works Showcase for African Diasporic Music and Dance
Sep
15
8:00 PM20:00

"FOR THE CULTURE" 5th Annual Original Works Showcase for African Diasporic Music and Dance

In celebration of 5 years of Africa In America's Original Works Showcases for African Diasporic Music and Dance in Los Angeles, CA, we will be presenting original work in theater, music, dance, and fashion.  Kara Mack will be premiering an original work for an entire second half of the show.

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AIA Presents the 3rd Annual Original Works Showcase for African Disaporic Music and Dance "#JUSTUS"
Oct
22
8:00 PM20:00

AIA Presents the 3rd Annual Original Works Showcase for African Disaporic Music and Dance "#JUSTUS"

Premiering a choreographic collaboration between Kara Mack and Bukina Faso's Willy Souly, "#JUSTUS" will showcase the resilience of black people in the diaspora through the mist of so much turmoil and strife regardless of geographic location.  For the 3rd year in a row, it will be held at Barnsdall Gallery Theater on October 22, 2016 at 8pm.  Tickets will be $20 before October 16th, and $25 after.  Let's celebrate 3 years of Africa in America and this great African Diasporic music and dance community!!

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Africa In America Presents 1st SABAR INTENSIVE w/Diene Sagna!!!
Jul
15
to Jul 17

Africa In America Presents 1st SABAR INTENSIVE w/Diene Sagna!!!

SAVE THE DATES!!!!
Africa In America Presents our 1st Sabar Intensive with Master Dancer Diene Sagna of Senegal, West Africa! For a full weekend experience a hands-on teacher that actually caters to dancers of ALL LEVELS...yes it's true! All classes will have Master Drummers Magatte Fall, Moha Seck, Mor Gueye, and Cheikh Ngom.

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