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Over 1600 guests visited us today and saw these mind-bending contortions!

Ziporah Roney wows the Earth Matters crowd as Chelsea Green and the Green Project play in the NMAfA Pavilion for Community Day. Advertisements

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Chelsea Green and the Green Project bring the house down!

Check out Chelsea Green’s roof-raising close!

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Join us tomorrow at Community Day!

Community Day Flyer Each year the museum hosts a Community Day for people of all ages that highlights the talent coming out of Africa and its Diaspora through music, dance, film and art. This free event is a wonderful opportunity … Continue reading

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Chelsey Green and The Green Project bring new life to the classical tradition.

Performing music that could be described as “Classical Soul,” Chelsey Green and The Green Project give the violin an electrifying new voice and bring the unmatched tone, richness and vibrancy of acoustic violin playing to audiences in a way they … Continue reading

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DC Youth Slam Team

The DC Youth Slam Team uses spoken word poetry to teach and empower teens from the DC metropolitan area to speak up about issues of social justice. With free weekly writing workshops, monthly open mics, poetry slams, and annual travel … Continue reading

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Bongaman presents: Live Art Demonsration in the Courtyard!

Bongaman is a multimedia Cameroonian artist living and working in the Washington, DC area. His artwork depicts the inherent struggles and celebrations in human life through symbolism and metaphor, much like stories from an oral tradition. People and culture are … Continue reading

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Dr. Rennie Harris brings R.H.A.W. energy to the NMAfA Pavilion

Choreographer, dancer, artistic director, and professor of dance, Rennie Harris, brings his youth troupe, Rennie Harris Awe-Inspiring Works to the Smithsonian this Saturday! They will help us celebrate Community Day with two quick yet dramatic performances from 2:00-2:15 and then … Continue reading

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