Adult Workshop: Eyakem Gulilat
Thursday, July 20th | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. | UPTOWN
Admission: $20 / $15 for members
Originally from Ethiopia and now based out of Oklahoma, Eyakem Gulilat sees photography as an opportunity to immerse himself in others’ lives and formulating an American narrative. Join him for a hands-on photography project that explores your own environment.
Image credit: Eyakem Gulilat (1976- ). Untitled, 2011, archival pigment print. Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Photo courtesy of the artist.
MINT TO MOVE CULTURAL DANCE NIGHT
Friday, August 4
7:30 – 11:30 p.m. | UPTOWN
$12/$9 Mint Members ($1.00 discount before 9:00 pm).
GLOW NITE (glow-in-the-dark paraphernalia, lights, etc.)
Enjoy 4 hours of African, Afro-Cuban and Latin-American dance rhythms with a DJ, live musicians, and unique themes to celebrate multi-cultures, ethnic and gender diversity, dance, visual and performing art. Guests can kizomba, semba, salsa, bachata, cha cha, line dance, and step to other dance forms relative to various global communities as well as enjoy other performing and visual art (including live painting) by local artists. Free Dance Lessons @ 7:45 and 9:00 p.m. This is a drop-in event with discount admission before 9 pm.. Complimentary snacks and party favors while they last; cash bar.
ASC, ArtSi, Puerto Rican Society of Charlotte, Festivale Patrias, Rumbao Latin Dance Company, and UNCC Africana Studies Department