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Samba New York
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Samba New York

Samba New York! is a leading organization in NYC dedicated to Brazilian samba culture, offering shows, drumming classes, and guided music trips to Brazil. The Estado de São Paulo, one of Brazil’s most prominent newspapers, recently praised Samba New York! as “the most famous and active ‘school of samba’ in New York City.” Inspired by...

Step Afrika!
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Step Afrika!

Step Afrika! is the first professional company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping. We promote an appreciation for stepping and its use as an educational, motivational and healthy tool for young people. We accomplish this mission through arts education activities, international cultural exchange programs and performances world-wide.   Stepping is a rising...

Infinite Flow
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Infinite Flow

Infinite Flow is the first professional wheelchair inclusive dance company, comprised of people of all disabilities, including wheelchair users, the deaf, the blind, those with intellectual disabilities and those who don’t identify with a disability. The troupe uses dance as a vehicle to create a more inclusive world and eliminate the stigma and inequality associated...

String Queens
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String Queens

Praised for its “authentic, soulful, and orchestral sound”,  The String Queens (TSQ) is a dynamic trio that creates stimulating musical experiences that inspire diverse audiences to love, hope, feel, and imagine! With an array of repertoire spanning from the Baroque era tothe Jazz Age to today’s Billboard Hot 100 Chart, TSQ performs versatile programs that...

Intrusion
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Intrusion

INTRUSION is a solo play with 8 characters played by Qurrat Ann Kadwani.  20 years in the future, sexual violence has been eradicated until 1 woman comes forward about her rape.  Audiences of all backgrounds and ages can see how we all contribute to the perpetuation of rape culture by understanding how this event affects...

They Call Me Q
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They Call Me Q

THEY CALL ME Q is the story of a girl from Bombay growing up in the Boogie Down Bronx who gracefully seeks balance between the cultural pressures brought forth by her traditional parents and wanting acceptance into her new culture. Along the journey, Qurrat Ann Kadwani (Q) transforms into 13 characters that have shaped her...