Local Cultural Excursion

Overview of Trip:

Join us for our 2019 BA Local Cultural Excursion to experience Harlem 100! at the Nazareth Arts Center's Callahan Theatre on Thursday, October 24 at 7:30pm.


Our afternoon in Greater Rochester will begin with a meal at Caribbean Heritage Restaurant. After a family meal, we will go to Nazareth Arts Center for the Harlem 100! program. The cultural excursion event price is $75 for adults and $65 for children; which includes your ticket to the performance and dinner at Caribbean Heritage—a local Black-owned restaurant. This trip is a complete package—this trip cannot be sold or broken into parts. At least one adult chaperone (e.g., parent/guardian) is required to accommodate children less than 12 years of age.


Purpose and Information about Show:

Overall our culture, history and representation matters.

Harlem 100 featuring Mwenso & The Shakes: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance

"Take Harlem’s heartbeat, Make it a drum beat.” - Langston Hughes 

Created in collaboration with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Harlem 100! is a multimedia show that captures the sights and sounds of Harlem when legendary artists such as Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes and Billie Holiday made Harlem the cultural center of the country. 

Hosted by Michael Mwenso, Harlem 100 presents today’s most exciting Harlem musicians and dancers in a modern variety show, paying homage to great performances at the Apollo Theater, the Cotton Club and other celebrated venues of the Harlem Renaissance.


Secure Your Seat:

To secure your seat for the 2019 BA Local Cultural Excursion, payment information is outlined below. All payments are non-refundable. Many payment options are acceptable including cash, checks, money orders and major credit cards. PayPal payments can be sent to balletafrikana@gmail.com or you can request an invoice via Square, Inc.

Initial Deposit​​   |   due September 20  |   $32.50 child or $37.50 adult

Final Payment  |  due October 11  | $32.50 child or $37.50 adult

For persons opting out of the payment system, all tickets need to be purchased by Friday, October 11. Use the buttons below to make full payment for an adult or child ticket. 



Dinner Prior to Performance:

A dinner will be served at Caribbean Heritage. We will plan to have dinner at 5:00pm. 

For questions, please contact balletafrikana@gmail.com | 585-210-8814 Academy Line

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