A multicultural and empowering celebration, sharing stories of inspirational women in our community through music, song, drumming, dance and spoken word.
Award-winning Artist/Poet Annie Ruth and the Cincinnati Arts Association present Dada Rafiki: The Women Gather, sharing empowering stories of inspirational women in our community through music, song, drumming, dance and spoken word. During this special evening celebration attendees will experience a potpourri of interactive art forms. The event also serves as the kick-off for a 52-neighborhood outreach effort, promoting women’s empowerment. To sum it up, Dada Rafiki: The Women Gather is one of the most inspirational multicultural celebrations held at the Aronoff Center’s Procter & Gamble Hall on Friday, October 19 at 7:00 PM. It’s more than an event, it’s an experience! Doors open at 6:00 PM with a time for fellowship, Pre-show entertainment and promotional gifts for attendees.
Hosted by WLWT News Anchor Courtis Fuller. Featured artists include: New York Times award winning author and poet Sharon M. Draper, Cincinnati Opera guest soloist, Psalmist and songwriter Andrea P. Thomas, acclaimed dancer/choreographer Jacqueline McClure, BAOKU Moses, world class Afro-fusion music powerhouse. Back by popular demand are Ed Thomas & Muzic Company, serving as the house band. Annie Ruth has created original interpretive poetry called “The Women Gather”, which combines genres of dance, spiritual, hip hop, African & modern dance and spoken word, slated to debut that evening.
2018 Dada Rafiki Honorees:
Tickets are $25.00 in advance | $40.00 at the door. Group rates are available for ticket purchases of 10 or more.
Seniors citizens ages 65 and older- tickets $15.00
Youth ages 18 and younger - tickets $15.00
2018/10/19 - 2018/10/19
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Pre-show entertainment and complimentary art cards will be distributed to guest in the lobby prior to the show.