16th Annual Holiday On The Boulevard

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Ashé Cac says
Imagination Tour
December 11, 2015 | 10:00-12:00 PM
Field trip fee applies.

Kids and adults will hold on to their hats as they use their imagination to quickly travel though the Continent of Africa. Led by drummer Baba Luther Gray and dancer Mama Jamilah Peters-Muhammad, audience members become drummers and dancers, as they move throughout several African countries. Book this field trip for your students. Call (504) 569-9070 for more information and booking.

Open House and Luncheon
December 11, 2015 | Noon-1:00 PM

Free and open to the public
You are invited to join us for our annual holiday Open House and Luncheon. We’ve all been very busy during the year creating, presenting and hosting events—some of which might have been yours. This is an opportunity for us to say thank you for helping us keep the doors open and the energy flowing as we serve our community. We look forward to seeing you. Please RSVP to (504) 569-9070.

Holiday Marketplace and Entertainment
December 12, 2015 | 11:00 AM-6:00 PM

Holiday on the Boulevard takes on a different look this year. Please join us for a day of fun, entertainment, dancing and shopping.

The holiday marketplace opens at 11:00 AM with music by D.J. RQAWAY (11AM – 2-PM). Our featured visual artist this year is Wanda Wiggins. And among other select items, enjoy great food by: JuJu Bag Café. There’s something for everyone in the family, so plan to do a big chunk of your holiday shopping with us.
At 12:00 noon, the entertainment kicks off. Showcasing and performing will be students from Ashé’s Kuumba Institute, the Silhouette Dance Company led by Kai Knight, a Youth Dance Competition hosted by Lucky Lou, an Interactive STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) presentation by The 1881 Research Institute, the NORDC Senior Choir, a Bounce Fitness Throw-down with Sistahs Making a Change, led by Marissa Joseph; and a secondline Brass Band Finale.

For specific times, visit www.ashecac.org or call (504) 569-9070.

UMDABU South African Dance Company – In Concert
December 12, 2015 | 7:00 PM
1724 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Ashé Cultural Arts Center
$25 (Call for rates for groups of 10 or more.)
This is the show you’ve been waiting for! Closing out Holiday on the Boulevard this year is the incredible UMDABU South African Dance Company. Drum talk, unbelievable dancing, and penetrating lyrics take you right over to the Motherland. This is an experience that you must not miss! For more information, call (504) 569-9070.
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By: Ashé Cac

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