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Dada Rafiki: The Women Gather
October 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aronoff Center – Proctor & Gamble Hall$15 – $40
Annie Ruth and Cincinnati Arts Association presents Dada Rafiki: The Women Gather
Dada Rafiki: The Women Gather is a life-affirming and inspirational evening of storytelling, music, dance, song and spoken word. It celebrates the power of universal sisterhood and brotherhood and honors phenomenal women in the community through art.
Tickets are $25 in advance and $40 at the door. Admission is $15 for students and groups of 10 or more. All tickets can be purchased at the Aronoff or online.
Hosted by WLWT News Anchor Courtis Fuller, the event will feature artists such as: New York Times award-winning author and poet Sharon M. Draper; Cincinnati Opera guest soloist, Psalmist, and songwriter Andrea P. Thomas; acclaimed dancer/choreographer Jacqueline McClure; and BAOKU Moses, world-class Afro-fusion music powerhouse. Also, back by popular demand is Ed Thomas & Muzic Company, serving as the house band.
Annie Ruth will debut an original interpretive poetry called ‘The Women Gather’, which combines genres of dance, spiritual, hip-hop, African and modern dance, and spoken word. Purchase tickets and experience Dada Rafiki: The Women Gather.
About Annie Ruth
Internationally respected poet, visual artist, author, and arts educator is Cincinnati-based. Her work empowers the community and celebrates the human spirit. Annie Ruth maximizes her roles in venues world-wide using her gift to reach audiences from all walks of life. For over three decades, she has created literature, art and events to honor positive women, as well as established programs to promote positive fatherhood engagement, reading and literacy.
Annie Ruth is a renaissance woman, and a catalyst for community engagement, who uses her art to build bridges. She motivates thousands on the subject of positive self-expression. Also, as a full-time poet, artist and author, her work benefits individuals, corporations, businesses, museums, libraries and schools across the country.
Don’t miss out on this unique event. Get your tickets today!
- October 19, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
- $15 – $40
- Event Category:
- Arts & Entertainment
- Event Tags:
- African American, African American Authors, African Americans, Andrea Thomas, Annie Ruth, Aronoff Center Cincinnati, arts, BAOKU Moses, Black, Black Arts, Black Cincinnati, cincinnati, Cincinnati things to do, dada rafiki, Downtown Cincinnati, Ed Thomas & Muzic Company, Event, events, Jacqueline McClure, Over the Rhine, Over the Rhine Events, Sharon Draper, Things To Do In Cincinnati