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.