Saturday, August 13, 2011

PAST: "Happenings at the Harman" is back with Fall Season! Melvin Deal performs this WED, Sept 14th 12:00pm -1:00pm, Free

"Happenings at the Harman" is back!
Interactive Demo & Performance by Melvin Deal
of the African Heritage Dancers & Drummers
Wednesday, September 14th
12:00pm - 1:00pm

"Happening at the Harman" presents free lunchtime performances every Wednesday at the Shakespeare Theatre's Sidney Harman Hall, Forum, located in Chinatown!

The fall season kicks off with Melvin Deal of the African Heritage Dancers & Drummers - who'll be presenting a fun, free, and interactive lecture-demonstration-performance. Feel free to bring your lunch along.

"Happenings at the Harman" is back! The fall season kicks off officially this week. This Wednesday, in conjunction with FELA!, WPAS artist Melvin Deal and the African Heritage Dancers & Drummers, one of the first “Black Performing Arts,” companies originating in the Inner City Shaw communities of Metro-Washington, D.C., will be presenting their work.

View the schedule of upcoming "Happenings at the Harman" performances here.

Melvin Deal (video) is a veteran artist of some Forty Years of experience, as a performer, lecturer, teacher, and founder of the institution. The recipient of many prestigious awards, among which includes, the Washingtonian of the Year Award", 1981, Urban Leagues "Whitney Young Memorial Award", 1983, "Cross Roads Africa Award”, 1984 and numerous City Council Proclamations and Resolutions. Mr. Deal Travels to Africa frequently to study and authenticate his work by working with master artists and receives master artists from Africa, who work with and become members of his company and genesis their own companies.

Learn more about the African Heritage Dancers and Drummers here!

610 F St, NW
Metro: Gallery Place - Chinatown, Arena exit

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