Saturday, June 23rd at 6:30pm & Sunday, June 24th at 2pm
Malonga Arts Center 1428 Alice St., Oakland, CA
ABOUT: Fallen Heroes Rising stars
All stars of the dance world come together to celebrate dance, music and American history.
Former soloists with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Martha Graham Company, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Complexions, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, & over 40 Broadway shows, perform beautifully crafted pieces to songs by iconic musical artists. This perfect blend of dance, music and US history is an inspiring and educational phenomenom for the whole family.
This arts and history event honors the memory of:
- African American musical artists such as Whitney Houston, Natalie Cole, Luther Vandross, Phife Dawg, Michael Jackson, Maya Angelou, and Prince.
- Civil Rights leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Muhammad Ali & Maya Angelou.
Through the power of dancers in their 40's & 50's, this uplifting, educational, inspiring, can't-sit-still-in-your-seat celebration of who we are as Americans will have you singing to yourself and reflecting on history for weeks.