March 12th, 7:00 p.m.(in Spanish) and March 13th, 2:00 p.m.(in English): Play and Discussion: “Mujeres de Arena: Testimony of Women from Ciudad Juárez,” written by Humberto Robles (Location: PRPAC Black Box Theater, 805 E. Genesee Street). Admission is free, however there is a $5 suggested donation with all proceeds to go to the organization “Nuestras Hijas de Regreso a Casa” in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Presented by Palabras Acentuadas Productions.
THURSDAY: March 18th
Community Folk Art Center film screening “Bajo La Misma Luna/Under the Same Moon,” a film by Patricia Riggen. March 18th, 7:00 p.m. at CFAC, 805 E. Genesee Street:
Community Folk Art Center’s Annual Gala
SAVE THE DATE! April 3, 2010
Souljourn: A Celebration of Art, Music and Culture will be held at the Genesee Grande Hotel in the Tiffany Ballroom located at 1060 East Genesee Street in Syracuse, New York from 6:00 to 11:00 pm; April 3, 2010. Individual Tickets are $60 and tables of ten are available for $1500, $750 or $550.
The Genesee Grande will prepare a gourmet dinner while five-time SAMMY Award winner; Ronnie Leigh and area DJ Jah Roots entertain guests. Community Folk Art Center will also hold a raffle and guests will be able to bid on a work by nationally recognized artist Tom Huff. In addition there will be a dance showcase from the Creative Arts Academy (CAA) students and the presentation of the Augusta Savage Spirit Award to this year’s honoree David MacDonald. At the end of the evening, one lucky person from each table will take home an original david MacDonald centerpiece.