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Dance -- an Esther Rolle Inspired Exhibition

Ali Cultural Arts
Oct 29 - Feb 09
Dance -- an Esther Rolle Inspired Exhibition

Opening Reception: October 29, 2021, 6pm-8pm

Due to the COVID-19 numbers, the City of Pompano Beach requires that you wear a mask while you are attending this event.

Description

This juried exhibition features artworks from artist nationwide in a celebration of Esther Rolle’s participation in the dance artform. While living in New York City, the celebrated Pompano Beach-born actress was a member of the Shogola Oloba dance troop, created and led by master Asadata Dafora, and became its director in 1960. Selected artworks will be exhibited at the Ali Cultural Arts Center from October 29, 2021, through February 9, 2022.

Jurors:

Jemilah Jones, Artistic and Program Director, Ashanti Cultural Arts

Luctricia Welters, Founding Director of Jubilee Dance Theater. Former Alvin Ailey and Philadanco Dance Company Soloist

FEATURED ARTISTS

Annemarie Baldauf, Lisa Brown, Rishona Cann, Cesar Ceballos, Robert Derrick, Fanny Emmanuel, Andrea Fortunoff, Lindsey Morrison Grant, Kianga Jinaki, Debra Keneipp, Alice Laputka, Janice McCaskill, Ivy McCray, Eva Montealegre, Falene Osgood, Jennifer Tisdale, Michael Zlockis