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Diaspora Showcase Africa - Mesa

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MESA ARTS CENTER - The Black Box Theatre

One Main Street

Mesa, AZ 85202

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Diaspora Showcase AFRICA , in its 16th year, presents another fabulous cultural evening of STRINGS & STYLE, showcasing the designs of Maria K. Adeeko from Nigeria, whose deconstruction of African fabrics, echoes the traditional but contemporary styles of West Africa, the vibrant suits of multi-award winning London based designer, Kwame Koranteng from Ghana, Meredith Joeroeja from Suriname, with her Caribbean influenced forms and patterns, Dorcas Muzumara from Zambia and CNN featured stylist Segun Gele, Master of the headwrap. Acoustic Music performances by international and award winning artists.

Please note : Diaspora Showcase reserves the rights to modify or change its lineup and the featured artists and designers.

ABOUT DIASPORA SHOWCASE

The uniqueness of the Diaspora Showcase is how Africa is presented, in a very exciting entertainment format. In 2004, "The Princess and The Porcupine", a fashion show, which was more like a fashion story, evolved on the runway of Arizona to rave reviews. The next year was followed by "The Wedding". At the 2007 showcase "Heritage", producer Kwevi Quaye experimentation of the classical composition of Antonio Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" was interpreted with a new arrangement that integrated the elements of the African "Talking Drum" to Baroque music. The 2016 show "Jazz and The Classics" presented new arrangements by Kwevi Quaye, Tunde Jegede and Grammy award saxophonist Kerry Campbell, as it takes the audience on a musical journey, with Michelle Coltrane, daughter of the legendary John Coltrane, interpreting the songs of the sensational South Africa vocalist, Miriam Makeba; through the interplay of fashion collections and music.

Acclaimed as the pre-eminent African event in America by U.S. media such as GET OUT/NIGHT LIFE magazine, Diaspora Showcase continues to make innovative strides with fresh ideas. The show has received honors such as "Pick of The Week", "Best Bet" and the ADDY awards.

www.diasporashowcase.com


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MESA ARTS CENTER - The Black Box Theatre

One Main Street

Mesa, AZ 85202

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