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Identity: An evening of art, education, and community
July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$25
About this Event
Parallels: We Are More Alike Than We Are Different
Parallels is a community created multimedia art exhibit centering on the theme of what we have in common between one another. Participants include GirlForward girls, mentors, tutors, staff as well as community artists including: Chetna Mehta, Dave McClinton, Seeds then Roots, Abbi Havens, and more!
Slam Poet and Speaker:
Kelenne Blake Fallon – a Trinidad and Tobago born world citizen and renaissance woman. Mostly, she is a writer, artist and health advocate.
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DJ Rella – is a GirlForward staff member by day and a curator of international music by night, culling songs from the deepest corners of the world and the web to showcase for your listening pleasure.
Kiko Villamizar – Born in Miami to Colombian parents was taken to Colombia as a child and raised on a coffee farm where he learned Colombian folk music through oral tradition with his family. He studied jazz in Miami, then began traveling, collecting melodies and rhythms that make for a genuine world class fusion of Colombian rhythms.
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Tickets are $25. All proceeds benefit GirlForward.
GirlForward is a community of support dedicated to creating and enhancing opportunities for girls who have been displaced by conflict and persecution. We are cultivating powerful community through three main programs: Mentoring, Education and Safe Spaces.
To learn more, visit our website or read our recent feature in Politico Magazine.