Chihamba Presents the 24th Annual African American Cultural Arts Festival

Welcome to

Chihamba’s 24th Annual African American Cultural Arts Festival

 PRESENTING

Thursday, July 25th 6:30PM – 9PM

Location:  Walker Middle School – 1564 Dairy Road – Charlottesville, VA 22903

“A Taste of Ghana”

A pallet pleasing West African cultural experience

Featuring a play

‘SLAVES WITHOUT SHACKLES’

Produced by Caruso Brown & Mt Zion First African Baptist Church Drama Ministry

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Friday, July 26th – 6:30PM – 9PM

**CALL FOR FREE TICKETS

Location:  Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th Street NW, Charlottesville, VA  22903

“Ladies Night” – Ladies Only!

Featuring

Health Updates, Community Connections,

Fashions from the Motherland by

Kenechi Fashions and Ardor Model and Talent Agency,

Soulful refreshments by Former White House Chef Jack Hanny – PVCC Culinary Arts Program

door prizes and fun!

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Saturday, July 27th – 10:30AM – 7:30PM

Location:  Booker T. Washington Park – Charlottesville, VA  22903

“African American Cultural Arts Festival” And

“Community Health Fair”

Entertainment Featuring:  Pedro ‘Big Dro’ Martinez, Jr., Master of Ceremony; DJ Marvelous and DJ Footloose; Unity Mime in Christ; Scholarship Recognition; Instruments of Praise; Tha Lynks; Sauuda; Jamal, The Story Man; Chihamba; Line Dance and Double Faces

 

SPONSORS:  The City of Charlottesville  CO-SPONSORS:  The County of Albemarle, Piedmont VA Community College (PVCC), Charlottesville Dialogue on Race, UVA Office for Diversity and Equity, 92.7 KISS FM, Optima Health, University of Virginia Cancer Center, State Farm Insurance, Martha Jefferson Hospital, Whole Foods Market, Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream, and City of Promise

COMMITTEEE CONTACTS:

**Ruby Stradford Boston – (434) 825-0115 globalmresources@yahoo.com  Sponsorship and Advertising;

**Lillie Williams – (434)825-7870) lmw6v@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu   Talent and Entertainment

Marie Whittencvillefestival@hotmail.com Logistics and Vendor relations

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July 18, 2011 · 6:25 pm