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Our Being Bushified! series is proud to partner with Dancing While Black, an initiative of Angela's Pulse, created by UBW alumna and BOLD Facilitator Paloma McGregor. Get ready for a series of performances, panel discussions and master classes that illuminate the dynamic voices of black dance artists as well as provide them with platforms for process, production, documentation and dialogue.


Past Being Bushified!


Collectivism and Black Aesthetics Panel & Performance 

Join the discussion on Collectivism and Black Aesthetics featuring Jawole Zollar, Dr. Brenda Dixon Gottschild and Greg Tate, moderated by Shani Jamila. Stay for Dancing While Black: Collective(s) Action, an evening of performance by Rashida Bumbray/Dance Diaspora Collective, Ebony Golden/Betty's Daughter Arts Collaborative and Adia Whitaker/Ase Dance Theatre Collective.

When: May 30, PANEL: 6:30pm | PERFORMANCE: 8:00pm
Where: BAAD! (2474 Westchester Ave., Bronx, NY)
Panel is FREE & open to the public 
Performance is $15/$20 
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Master Classes for the Masses & Performance 

Take a 3-for-1 master class series led by master teachers Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Nia Love and Adenike Sharpley. Then catch the second night of Dancing While Black: Collective(s) Action.

When: May 31, MASTER CLASSES: 2:00-7:00pm | PERFORMANCE: 8:00pm
Where: BAAD!  (2474 Westchester Ave., Bronx, NY)

All 3 Classes for $10 (No one will be turned away for lack of funds

CLICK HERE to register & reserve your spot for class

Performance is $15/$20 
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Dancing While Black: Collective(s) Actions is curated by Paloma McGregor and produced by Angela's Pulse and BAAD!, in partnership with Urban Bush Women's Being Bushified! series and the Human Rights Project of the Urban Justice Center.

May 3, 5-7pm
Enjoy an evening of works by Paloma McGregor, Sydnie Mosley and Gesiye Souza-Okpofabri in response to art works by Pamela Council, Sara Jimenez, Sondra Perry and Patrice Renee Washington. The performance is co-produced by our Being Bushified! series in partnership with Dancing While Black and MoCADA. The performance will be followed by an artist discussion led by artist/organizer Shani Jamila.
Five Myles, 558 St Johns Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11238 
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December 20
How We Got to The Funk Jawole's Birthday Bash
Brooklyn, NY
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December 19
UBW's Holiday Reception: I AM. YOU ARE. WE ARE.
Brooklyn, NY
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November 14 @7pm
Being Bushified series - UBW's Preview Party | $5
Brooklyn, NY
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