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2019 MBONGUI SQUARE FESTIVAL // Opening Night + Performances

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OPENING NIGHT: Temescal Art Center, 511 48th Street, Oakland, CA 94609

PERFORMANCES : Shawl-Anderson Dance Center, 2704 Alcatraz Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94705

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No Refunds

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2019 MBONGUI SQUARE FESTIVAL

Mbongui Square Festival is a interdisciplinary arts festival that promotes ethnic diversity and encourages the intersectionality of art forms. This event creates a bridge between local, national and international artists to enrich the local experience and reinforce the vision of a society that coalesces through the art of dance, music, spoken word poetry, and visual arts.

Organized by Kiandanda Dance Theater, the festival gathers dance, music, visual arts and spoken word artists of varied styles and artistic choices, from the Bay Area and across the world.

Launched in 2012, Mbongui Square Festival came from artistic Director Byb Chanel Bibene's aspiration to strengthen the concept of community through the arts in the San Francisco Bay Area. The artists from diverse art forms and backgrounds present their creative and artistic work on a shared and unique platform.

In the Kongo language of Central Africa, Mbongui is a place where the community gathers. Mbongui means togetherness and it upholds values of hospitality, free speech, justice, equity, and moral societal codes.

Join us for 3 Days of amazing performances!

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OPENING CEREMONY // TEMESCAL ART CENTER // 12/20/2019 : 7-10 P.M.

ADDRESS : 511 48th STREET, OAKLAND, CA 94609


An evening of dance and music by Bay Area performing Artists.

PRESENTING ARTISTS:
Kiandanda Dance Theater
Nia McAllister
Darius Simpson
DAP
Danica Sena
Bliss Dance Company
Sistah Iminah
Naina Shastri and Rewire Dance Ensemble
Alexandra Cummins
Uzo Method Project
Prahelika Rajagopalan

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PERFORMANCES | DAY 2 // SHAWL-ANDERSON DANCE THEATER // 12/21/2019 : 7-10 P.M.

ADDRESS : 2704 ALCATRAZ AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94705


PRESENTING ARTISTS:
ShonnitaJ Productions
DAP
A. Spearman & Co.
Alexandra Cummins
Danica Sena
Bliss Dance Company
Marvin K. White
Naina Shastri and Rewire Dance Ensemble
Bahiya Movement
Nia McAllister
Lucia August

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PERFORMANCES | DAY 3 // SHAWL-ANDERSON DANCE THEATER // 12/22/2019 : 7-10 P.M.

ADDRESS : 2704 ALCATRAZ AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94705


PRESENTING ARTISTS:

Kendra Kimbrough Dance Ensemble
Prahelika Rajagopalan
A. Spearman & Co.
Marvin K. White
Uzo Method Project
Bahiya Movement
Darius Simpson
DAP
Shruti Abhishek
Lucia August
Kiandanda Dance Theater
Sistah Iminah
ShonnitaJ Productions

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Location

OPENING NIGHT: Temescal Art Center, 511 48th Street, Oakland, CA 94609

PERFORMANCES : Shawl-Anderson Dance Center, 2704 Alcatraz Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94705

Refund Policy

No Refunds

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