June 2nd, 2pm Vid Raturi is hosting, as part of her community service, a fundraiser benefiting OPERAnauts. The show is sold out, but join us for a reception after the show. Refreshments will be served starting at 4:30 with a presentation at 5pm. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Performance as
Monday, May 20th, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Hosted by Susan Lidstone in Princeton New Jersey. The guest of honor Mama Monique is founder of WOMAN, Cradle of Abundance, in Kinshasa, Congo (RDC). WOMAN, Cradle of Abundance is an organization that helps women use their skills to produce marketable goods to earn a living. Announcing the
Announcing the non-profit organization: WOMAN, Cradle of Abundance, brings fabric from Kinshasa, Congo for dresses and shirts for the musicians. Maman Monique and the seamstress school of FEBA, Inc. have tie-dyed the fabric and Aruna Arya of Miss Simoni produced hand-made detailed costume designs for dresses for OPERAnauts’ NYC premiere of La Petite Carmen.
An Ode To Musical Joy In Central Africa. What a great illustration of our mission. Full Article here
In the fiery first months of America’s civil rights movement, waves of young people, mostly college students, rode buses into the heart of the Deep South. Many were brutally attacked, arrested, and imprisoned in Mississippi’s notorious Parchman Farm Penitentiary, where they invented an ingenious pastime to help them endure, a live variety show inspired by
Ben Affleck discusses violence in Congo… http://womenarecore.org/
Wednesday, March 27 6:30 – 8:45 p.m. Meeting Room A/B Kinshasa is the home of Central Africa’s one and only symphony orchestra. It is also the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the third largest city in Africa. Nearly 10 million people live there and are among the poorest on this planet.