Center for African Studies

Essential Pittsburgh
7:30 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Dance Africa, Promoting Cultural Heritage through Dance

Chuck "Baba" Davis, artistic director and founding elder of Dance Africa, in one of his past performances in the nation's largest festival dedicated to African Dance.
Credit Legacy Arts Project / Facebook

Thirty-seven years ago choreographer Dr. Charles Davis founded Dance Africa in New York City. The festival of dance, based in African cultures has since become the largest celebration of African Dance in the country.

The festival is in Pittsburgh at the August Wilson Center for its third year, in collaboration with the Legacy Arts Project, where Pittsburgh residents can learn the artistic traditions of the African Diaspora.

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Education & Learning
10:43 am
Mon March 11, 2013

Duquesne University Focuses on Africa

Duquesne University's Center for African Studies is hosting three days of events starting Tuesday, which will explore student and faculty connections to Africa.  All events begin at 4:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.  

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