Members of IU’s African American Arts Institute’s three ensembles – the African American Dance Company, African American Choral Ensemble and IU Soul Revue – honored Black History Month by performing throughout the community during the month of February.Photos by Mia Beach, IU African American Arts Institute
The African American Dance Company performed at Highland Park Elementary School on Feb. 2, sharing African culture and African American heritage through dance. Members of the African American Choral Ensemble performed at University Elementary School on Feb. 7.
It was the fourth year the group has performed at the school, sharing the importance of Black history through music. Members of IU’s Soul Revue shared their talents at the Bloomington Soup Bowl Benefit for Hoosier Hills Food Bank on Feb. 18. Nearly 700 people attended the event, which raised money for the food bank.Photos by Mia Beach, IU African American Arts Institute
Want to catch a performance by one of the ensembles? All three have spring concerts taking place in April at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.
The African American Dance Company Spring Concert takes place at 8 p.m. April 7; IU Soul Revue will perform at 8 p.m. April 14; and the African American Choral Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. April 28.
Tickets are available on the Buskirk-Chumley Theater’s website.Photos by Mia Beach, IU African American Arts Institute