Opening Doors: A Congolese and Rwandan Cultural Celebration

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Opening Doors: A Congolese and Rwandan Cultural Celebration
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
6 – 8 p.m.
Dublin Arts Council
7125 Riverside Drive, Dublin
 
Dublin Arts Council will present a Congolese and Rwandan cultural celebration in conjunction with the Opening Doors: Calling Central Ohio Home exhibition on Tuesday, May 14 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Dublin Arts Center, 7125 Riverside Drive, in Dublin. Local dance group Nasaba Ya Kifalme (Royal Dynasty) will perform traditional Congolese and Rwandan dance.
 
Nasaba Ya Kifalme is a group made up of four young women ages 15 – 17 who arrived in the United States as refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. They are all extremely happy to be in America, and are looking forward to sharing their culture through dance.

Opening Doors: Calling Central Ohio Home is a group exhibition by New Americans who delve into concepts of identity through their artwork. The exhibition, which is curated by Columbus visual ethnographer Tariq Tarey, is on view in the Dublin Arts Council (DAC) gallery, 7125 Riverside Dr., in Dublin from March 5 through June 7, 2019.

Regular gallery hours are Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exhibition and performances are free of charge and open to the public.
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