Friday, December 24, 2010

FREE Kwanzaa Celebration at Charles Wright Museum 12/26 12/28 12/29 12/30 Noon-7pm

flickr photo by soulchristmas

Celebrate Kwanzaa at these FREE events

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in conjunction with the Shrine of the Black Madonna hosts the first day of Kwanzaa, Umoja (Unity).  Join them as we celebrate with friends and family and pay tribute to our rich cultural heritage.  Events include music by the Nationaires, a dramatic performance byOliver Pookrum and the African Renaissance theater, as well as storytelling, drumming and African dance!

Sun, Dec 26 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The day's schedule includes:
• 12 - 7 pm: Kwanzaa Family Fun Fest w/crafts, storytelling and marketplace
• 3:30 - 4:45 pm: screening of "The Black Candle," a Kwanzaa celebration film by M.K. Asante, Jr. featuring Chuck D., Dead Prez, Maya Angelou and more
• 5 - 7 pm: Kwanzaa Ceremony led by The Shrine of the Black Madonna

Kwanzaa events for the week include:
• Tuesday 12/28 from 12 - 7 pm: Ujima (Collective Work & Responsibility)
• Wednesday 12/29 from 12 - 7 pm: Ujamma (Cooperative Economics)
• Thursday 12/30 from 12 - 7 pm: Nia (Purpose)

These family-friendly events are FREE and open to the public.  For more information please call (313) 494-5800.  These events are ponsored by Comerica.

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201-1443
(313) 494-5800


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