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  • December 15, 2015

International Day Party

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On DEC 19th at 2PM, International Day Party.

Mark your calendars – International Day Party returns for its holiday edition on Dec. 19th, and you’re invited to take part in a what promises to be another amazing time. Some throw “ugly sweater” shindigs but we are betting your style could use a change-up. Hence, we are giving one of our nice Ankara Prints away to whoever wins our lovely sweater contest. Also, Tsion Cafe our place of festivities will be celebrating one year of being in awesome existence, yet another reason to mix, mingle and merry with us. Might we also mention that this time around, our carefully curated short list of ultra-talented performers are all amazing women! So come one, come all, bring a guest and hang loose. This is going to be super! RSVP to secure unecumbered entry!

Carla Gibson:

Carla brings the sounds of old School jazz, Motown and new age soul to International Day Party. Laced with influences from her life traveling as a military brat through Greater Seattle, Texas and Georgia, her presence oozes a multi-dimensional aesthetic.

Anise Hines:

Balet* Modern* Tap* African Dance & More *

Anise Hines, born in Houston Texas, was raised in Marietta, Georgia where she was trained in Ballet, Tap and traditional African Dance. She has since expander her reportoire to includeL Modern, Jazz, and Commercial dance. Intrigued with the intersectionality of dance styles, Anise has worked on anise variety of creative projects. Her passion for movement is fueled from her love of promoting total body wellness. As an activist, she works to increase availability to food and fitness resources.

Marguerite Hemmings

Marguerite is Jamaican born, raised in New Jersey, and is a resident of NYC. She graduated from Columbia University in Education and Urban Studies. As a dancer, Marguerite specializes in street styles, social dances, hip hop, and dancehall, and has been training in modern and West African. She currently teaches Experimental Dancehall, a term she has coined to capture her love of dancehall/reggae culture, music, and dance as well as her love for movement exploration, improvisation, and challenging norms and expectations of how we express ourselves. Marguerite’s work also centers around social change. She has received grants from the Jerome Foundation, Brooklyn Arts Council, and University Settlement to further her work as an artist/organizer. She co-founded a youth empowerment dance intensive, the New York Youth Movement Collaborative. She is currently working on a self-directed project called Blacker the Berry, part of an overarching multimedia endeavor called ‘we free’ that explores the millennial generation’s take on liberation.

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