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'ART, VOICES, AND RHYTHMS OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA' FRIDAY

As part of the celebration for Black History Month, Old Dominion University's Hugo A. Owens African-American Cultural Center and Norfolk's Arts Festival are sponsoring "Art, Voices and Rhythms of the African Diaspora," an evening of African-American art, music and dance, at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 4, at the Crispus Attucks Theatre on Church Street in Norfolk.

The evening will start with an art gallery showing, including local black artists and memorabilia displayed of images of Black America, past and present by Therbia Parker.

On stage at 8 p.m., countertenor Hisham Breedlove and ODU's Ebony Impact Gospel Choir will perform. Dance performances will be done by presidential scholar and tap dancer Joseph C. Wiggan and Break-The Urban Funk Spectacular.

There are a limited number of free tickets available to the ODU community. All other tickets are $20. There will also be a shuttle service available to the event.
For more information call 683-5490.

This article was posted on: February 3, 2005

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