The 4:30pm Post – DIW Kwanzaa Show at Gala Theatre Wed & Thurs in Columbia Heights

Photo courtesy of Dance Institute of Washington

“Dear PoP,

Should be a great show! Please spread the word. These kids are really talented!”

The Dance Institute of Washington says:

DIW’s Annual Kwanzaa Celebration Concerts present a captivating pageant of dance, poetry and song in honor of the African American holiday of Kwanzaa.

DIW’s Annual Kwanzaa Celebration Concerts
at GALA Hispanic Theatre
3333 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC
Event Dates: Dec 29, 2010-Dec 30, 2010

All tickets are $15 – general admission

Fabian Barnes, Founder and Artistic Director
DIW’s Annual Kwanzaa Celebration Concerts
at GALA Hispanic Theatre

Wednesday, December 29th:
Opening Night Performance, 7pm start; doors 6:30pm
Thursday, December 30th:
Afternoon Show, 2pm start; doors 1:30pm
Evening Show, 7pm start; doors 6:30pm

About the Concerts: The Dance Institute of Washington’s Annual Kwanzaa Celebration Concerts present a “shake-the-rafters, rattle-the-floorboards, unabashedly uplifting” (The Washington Post) pageant of dance, poetry and song in honor of the African American holiday. The seven principles of Kwanzaa come alive as never before through passionate performances by DIW’s professional dancers Washington Reflections Dance Company, youth ensemble, students and special guest artists: master drummer G.H. Abasi Johnson; Ghanaian artist Michael Kweku Owusu; and the African Continuum Theater Company’s Off the Cicuit Performance Ensemble. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday favorite.

About the Dance Institute of Washington: The Dance Institute of Washington is a dance education institution committed to providing children and youth the opportunity to develop artistically, socially, emotionally and intellectually through the discipline of dance. DIW operates a studio school, education outreach program, youth ensemble and professional company, granting young people from diverse backgrounds the chance to experience the performing arts and develop important skills needed for a successful future–in dance and beyond.

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