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Rescheduled to Friday, November 20, 2020

Dada Rafiki: Conversations

Presented by Annie Ruth and Cincinnati Arts Association

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Dada Rafiki: Conversations

Presented by Annie Ruth and Cincinnati Arts Association




** NEW DATE **

Dada Rafiki: Conversations, which was rescheduled for October 30, 2020, will be presented virtually on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram, FREE TO THE PUBLIC, on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 7:00 PM.

For more information about Dada Rafiki and how to access the virtual event, visit DadaRafiki.net.

Dada Rafiki producer Annie Ruth and her team are working to bring you an exciting program of entertainment and inspiration for the entire family, while sharing empowering stories of inspirational women who positively impact our community.

Join internationally respected and award-winning artist/poet Annie Ruth as she hosts one of the most inspirational multicultural celebrations of music, dance, spoken word, and song in Cincinnati – Dada Rafiki, which means "sister-friend" in the Kiswahili language of Eastern Africa. Annie uses this engaging and interactive evening to honor women from all walks of life in the Tri-state area. This year's theme is  Conversations – Celebrating the year of the woman!, which promotes a universal message of hope, health, and healing for Greater Cincinnati.

Experience a multi-sensory artistic expression of music, dance, song, and spoken word honoring the legacy and impact of women. Hosted by WLWT-TV5 news anchor Courtis Fuller, Dada Rafiki features performances by Annie Ruth, singer/songwriter Sistah LaLa, mother-and-son team Yah’El Abiyah Yisra’el and William Menefield, Cincinnati Opera artist Gabriella Sam, acclaimed multicultural dancer and choreographer Jeaunita Olowe, and a host of community performers.

Dada Rafiki Honorees:

  • Pastor Dr. Robert L. Harris, Baba of Honor
  • Elissa Lee Yancey
  • Sheila Holmes Howard
  • Anne Cushing-Reid
  • Tracey A. DuEst
  • Cammie Combs-Montgomery
  • Andrea Smythe Taylor
  • Regina Johnson Phillips
  • Bernadette Watson
  • Delores Hargrove-Young
  • Quiera Levy-Smith
  • Geneva Watkins Miller

Spotlight Sister Organizations:

  • New Prospect Baptist Church Culinary Kitchen Ministry
  • National Council of Negro Women- Cincinnati Chapter
  • Cincinnati Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs
  • Queens Village – Cradle Cincinnati
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
  • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
  • Gamma Phi Delta Sorority, Inc.



Fri, Nov 20, 2020 - 7:00PM
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