KWANZAA 2018 CELEBRATION AT AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

Voza Rivers / New Heritage Theatre Group & Community Works NYC

 are proud to continue our long time partnership with the American Museum of Natural History presenting KWANZAA 2018.

This year KWANZAA 2018 will feature performances of the amazing

OYO ORO AFRO CUBAN EXPERIMENTAL DANCE ENSEMBLE

Direct from Santiago de Cuba and HARLEM / HAVANA 2018

and

THE BLACK COMICS COLLECTIVE

 Please join us for an exciting and entertaining afternoon.

Saturday, December 29, 2018  •  Noon - 5pm

 

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Join us for the Museum's 40th annual KWANZAA event, a celebration of African-American heritage that is rooted in seven principles known as Nguzo Saba, which promotes, unity, culture, and community development. 

Black Comics Collective hosts a live drawing performance inspired by the seven principles and Oyu Oro  Afro Cuban Experimental Dance Ensemble performs music and dance from Afro-Cuban traditions.

The festival also features a local artisan marketplace, organized by the Harlem Arts Alliance.
 
Kwanzaa is hosted by Dr. Linda H. Humes, scholar and storyteller.
 
WHERE TO GO
With this RSVP, you may only enter via the 77th Street Entrance 
or Subway Entrance In order to expedite entry, please print your tickets in advance and present them once you arrive.
 
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
For the full schedule of events, performances, and exploration stations, 
 
KWANZAA 2018 is provided, in part, by the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc. and the family of Frederick H. Leonhardt.
 
KWANZAA 2018 is co-presented by Community Works 
and New Heritage Theatre Group.

Press

  • Black By Popular Demand! "The Day Harlem Saved Dr. King!'

    Shades of Truth Theatre and Voza Rivers/ New Heritage Theatre

    in association with The Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Community Center present

    The Day Harlem Saved Dr. King written and directed by Michael Green

  • Empowering a New Generation

    Republished from Captrust, Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    by Sylvana Smith

    From Black Panther and convict to writer, poet, producer, college professor, Academy Award nominee, and youth advocate, Jamal Joseph’s life has taken a circuitous path to the present. His is a story of perennial social activism, advancing lessons from his Black Panther days to empower a new generation.

    Excuse Me, Young Brother, I Just Did

  • NYS Senate and Assemby Honors New Heritage Theatre Group 55th Anniversary
    In celebration of Black Theatre and New Heritage's 55th Anniversary the New York State Assembly recently honored and recognized Voza Rivers and Jamal Joseph on the floor of the Assembly. Oscar nominated IMPACT members performed . 
      
     
    Robert Rodriguez, 68th Assembly District, Inez E. District 70th Assembly District, Al Taylor 71st Assembly District, issued the following signed statement:
    albany senate assemby honors New Heritage Theatre Group"We have an organization worthy of the esteem of both the community  and the Great State of New York." 
     Later that day Assembly Member Inez Dickens stated:
     

    "Special thanks to Voza Rivers and Jamal Joseph on 55 years of excellence and prosperity in the Harlem community through arts & culture for Harlem's youth! I especially want to thank IMPACT children for an amazing performance here in Albany.We wish them all the best!"

     

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