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Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture


The Anthology of Rap: Adam Bradley, Common & Kurtis Blow


The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture presents a unique discussion focused on an art form that  has influenced a generation of musicians, writers and entertainers worldwide.  Meet Adam Bradley, author of  “The Anthology of Rap”, Grammy Award winner Common and Kurtis Blow as they share their views on rap lryics and the political role they play. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Date: Tuesday – 11/16/2010
Location: Lincoln Theatre
Time: 7:00 PM
Tickets: FREE Admission

**This event is free but requires a ticket for admission; limit 2 per person. Tickets will be available for pick-up at the Lincoln Theatre Box Office on a first-come, first-serve basis Monday, November 15, 11:00am – 5:00pm and Tuesday, November 16 – 10:00 am 2:00pm **

For more information about this event and other Musuem program’s visit www.nmaahc.si.edu or call Smithsonian information at 202-633-1000, 202-633-5285 (TTY).

Sanctified Casting Call

The Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute presents an annual award event at the Historic Lincoln Theater in Washington, DC called the Paul Robeson “Here I Stand” Award Gala.

Some of our past honorees have been Harry Belafonte, Dick Gregory, Dr. John Hope Franklin, and Ms. Judith Jamison. We are extremely pleased and honored to have Ms. Rita Moreno as our honoree at our 2010 gala planned for Saturday evening June 12, 2010 from 7:30pm to 10:00pm.

The featured portion of our event is a 75 minute interview with Ms. Moreno on stage by actress and arts commentator Ms. Jennice Fuentes.

Performing in honor of Ms. Moreno are Clavekasi Dance Studio, Furia Flamenca, Dance Asia Aliance, Dance Institute of Washington and the Hung Tao Choy Mei “Lucky Lions and Thunder Drums”.

Master of Ceremonies for the evening is Mr. Omari Amir Daniels. These events are our way of honoring Paul Robeson and those who we believe conduct themselves as Paul once said “make no separation between their work as artists and their work as human beings.”

A private reception will be held for Ms. Moreno from 5:00pm to 6:30pm at the Hamiltonian Gallery located at 1353 U Street next door to the Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute and one block from the Lincoln Theater.

Washington DC’s U Street was considered the Black Broadway during segregation. There’s an old saying that “before there was Harlem there was U Street”.

More information contact 202-265-1670 or visit our website at http://www.jowga.org,

or contact us directly at htcmrahim@aol.com.