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Monday, August 3, 2015

“Birthright” Event in Washington, DC to Celebrate African Diasporic Culture in High Style on August 15th


Last year’s event

Washington, DCThe Adinkra Group is proud to present BIRTHRIGHT, an exquisite indoor event that celebrates African Diasporic Culture in high style with superior performance by four of the hottest traditional and contemporary professional African dance and drum performance ensembles in the country – Asase Yaa (NY), Urban Foli (Baltimore), ASA! Kelenya (DC) and the Farafina Kan Family (DC).

BIRTHRIGHT will take place on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at the newly renovated University of the District of Columbia Theatre of the Arts located at 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW just steps from METRO’s Van Ness Red Line stop. The celebration kicks off at 3 pm with the Good & Plenty Marketplace sponsored by Asli Pure & Koumani Holistics. For individuals interested in a higher level BIRTHRIGHT experience, the VIP Reception starts at 4 pm and features healthy light African fare, live Jazz, custom cocktails, wine and goodie bags for all VIP ticket holders. Theatre seating begins at 5 pm and the show starts at 6 pm.

Inaugurated last year in 2014, over 750 people attended BIRTHRIGHT celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Farafina Kan: The Sound of Africa with amazing performances by the entire Farafina Kan Family – the children’s ensemble (ages 3 – 7), the youth ensemble (age 7 – 12), the junior company (ages 13 -19) and the adult professional company.

The Adinkra Group is a cultural edutainment and resource company based in the Washington, DC area committed to partnering with local, national and international performing, teaching and visual artists and arts organizations who hold at their core and promote progressive messages of humanity through their varied forms art. The Adinkra Group is committed to providing high quality superior presentations that entertain, educate, motivate, and inspire action towards creating a better human experience for all people.

Saturday, August 15, 2015
University of the District of Columbia Theatre of the Arts
4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Good & Plenty Marketplace at 3 pm
VIP Reception at 4 pm
Theatre Seating at 5 pm
Show Starts at 6:00 pm

Tickets available online at www.theadinkragroup.com or the following locations:

Adinkra Cultural Arts Studio
3804 34th Street
Mt. Rainier, MD 20712

Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Center
1803 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11233

Blue Nile Botanicals
2826 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

Glut Food Co-Op
4005 34th Street
Mt Rainier, MD 20712

The Living Well
2443 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

Nisey’s Boutique
4007 34th Street
Mt. Rainier, MD 20712

Nubian Hueman Boutique
1231 Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC 20020

Roots Public Charter School
15 Kennedy Street NW
Washington, DC 20011

The WaterHole Community Juice Bar
4004 34th Street
Mt. Rainier, MD 20712


The Adinkra Group
(240) 490-2227