African American Arts and Culture Complex San Francisco, CA
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AfroSolo will celebrate it's monumental 20th season with an all star AfroSolo Alumni performance extravaganza. The event will take place on Monday, August 26th at 7:30 pm at the African American Arts and Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street in San Francisco.
AfroSolo is dedicated to nurturing, promoting and presenting art and culture of African American and the larger African Diaspora through solo performances and the visual and literary arts. Over the years we have presented over 400 artists giving voice to the Black experience through theater, dance, music, spoken word, poetry, multi-disciplinary arts and the visual arts. We have unblinkingly presented works related to race, civil rights, sexuality, religion and other themes.
The artists participating in our Gala include the Bay Area's Who's Who in the Black arts scene. They include:
Idris Ackamoor - actor, musician, playwright, Co-Artistic Director of Cultural Odyssey
Avotcja -poet, musician and storyteller extraordinaire
Lawrence Beamen - singer, America's Got Talent Finalist
Blackberri - singer
Bartholomew Casimir - actor, writer, director and poet
Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe -actor, director and writer
Fely - internationally renowned singer, model, fashion designer from the Ivory Coast, Africa
Pope Flynn - internationally acclaimed master drummer from Ghana
Jewelle Gomez - prize winning poet, playwright and novelist
Noah Griffin - jazz vocalist
Frederick Harris - pianist
Destiny Muhammad, harpist, known as "Harpist from the Hood"
devorah major - poet, playwright and former San Francisco Poet Laureate
Lance McGee - actor, playwright and clown
Robert Moses - founder of Robert Moses Kin, choreographer, and writer
Emmit Powell - Radio personality, Gospel music presenter, founder of Emmit Powell and the Gospel Elites
W. Allen Taylor - actor and jazz singer
Please join us for this one of a kind event.
African American Arts and Culture Complex (View)
762 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94102