The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center

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Art of A Spiritual Music Concert

The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center (AHCAC) celebrates Black History Month with “Art of a Spiritual,” a music concert featuring Miami’s most accomplished Black opera singers performing African-American Spirituals on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. The concert will be held in the Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6103 NW 7th Ave, Miami, FL 33127. Tickets can be purchased at https://tickets.ftfshows.com. The “Art of a Spiritual” concert highlights the technical complexity of the old “Negro Spiritual.” The performance celebrates the boldness of their ancestors while enlightening today’s generation. The concert features 15 songs performed by three of Miami’s Black opera singers: Kyaunnee Richardson (award-winning soprano), Angel Refusé (baritone), Erica Williams (soprano), Isis Roberts (mezzo soprano and AHCAC’s Music Department Director), a Voices of Heritage (members of the AHCAC’s apprenticeship program), and will be accompanied by Karl Richardson (pianist).

Virtual Film Screening: CULTURE CONCRETE

Join South Florida native Hattie Mae Williams as she shares a rare viewing of the site specific dance film Culture Concrete, a documentation that tells a story of the abandoned Miami Marine Stadium. A massive 6,000 seat concrete structure that floats on top of the historic Virginia Key water's and vibrates with history, tragedy, beauty, and a felt presence. Immediately following the film viewers we will have an opportunity to meet with producer & choreographer Hattie Mae and Director of Picture and Original Score Christian Salazar in a discussion moderated by Eulyce Eason, Dance Manager at The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center.

Please contact host organizations directly in case of postponements, cancellations or closings.

The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center

The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center is the nucleus of arts learning, training and access for Miami-Dade County’s African-American community.

The Center promotes and fosters the rich, diverse cultural perspective of people of African Heritage through high quality instruction for children and youth in dance, drama, instrumental music, vocal music, media and visual arts; the nurturing of in-house performing arts companies; a residency program for emerging artists; as well as exciting performances and visual arts exhibitions for the public.

This multi-arts developmental program for students and adults includes a black box theater, a music building with a concert hall, piano lab and several practice rooms, a dance studio that is accessible to individuals with disabilities, an art gallery, several studio spaces, a print shop and classrooms.

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