Black Women’s Arts Festival Lineup!

Dear Friends & Total Complete Strangers!

We are gearing up for another lovely edition of the Black Women’s Arts Festival, coming up at the end of the month. Very exciting!

Here is where you will find the line-up and other news which will be updated regularly!

BWAF Philly 2017 – The 11th Black Women’s Arts Festival

Saturday, September 30 – Sunday, October 1st

The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19143-3705

1pm-9pm both days

Smoke-free, alcohol & drug-free, all-ages, wheelchair-accessible.

Events include:

All-People’s Open Mic

Ceremony to Honor Our Ancestors & Elders

Free admission.

As always, “All respectful persuns are welcome to attend!”

Current lineup (more TBA):

Amor La Luna – painter (exhibition + Q&A)

Tamara Xavier – dancer/choreographer (performance + Q&A)

Kai Oceans – artist & speaker (exhibition, talk & angel reading)

Dr. Sunlight Little – lecture presenter on diet & health (+ reflexology)

Cassendre Xavier – music performance; reading poetry & essays

Food by Atiya Ola’s Spirit First Foods (raw, vegan, and vegetarian)


Contact: Cassendre Xavier, founder/artist/organizer cxmusic(at) (215-552-8850)

About cassendre

aka Amethyste Rah, aka Amrita Waterfalls “renaissance negresse & ARTrepreneur” (musician/writer/actress/fine artist) Leeway Transformation Award-Winning founder & executive director of the Black Women’s Arts Festival (Est. 2003) and the Women's Writing & Spoken Word Series (Est. 2002). Visit:
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