BCF Oakland

 

FEBRUARY 28-MARCH 1

 

featuring works by

 

Joanna Haigood

Gregory Dawson

Marc Bamuthi Joseph

Portsha Jefferson

Kendra Kimbrough Barnes

 

Fri. & Sat. @ 8pm

Laney College Theater

900 Fallon Street, Oakland

 

Friday:

Joanna Haigood, Kendra Kimbrough Barnes, Portsha Jefferson

Gregory Dawson w/ the Richard Howell Quintet

 

Saturday:

Joanna Haigood, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Portsha Jefferson

Gregory Dawson w/ Richard Howell Quintet

 

This weekend features world premieres by Kendra Kimbrough Barnes, Clearance: Linking our Passage, performed by the Kendra Kimbrough Dance Ensemble and Gregory Dawson, Birdseye View, set to music by jazz artists Richard Howell Quintet.  Noteable works will be presented by artists Joanna Haigood, Dying While Black and Brown, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, excerpts from red, black & GREEN: a blues, and Portsha Jefferson, Nasyon Dechennen!, performed by Rara Tou Limen Haitian Dance Company.  

 

 

 

 

 

Early Bird Special:  $15 (thru 2/13)

Advance Tickets: $20

General Tickets: $25

Student/Senior Tickets: $18

Special Rate for youth 14-under: $10

For tickets:  brownpapertickets.com

or call 800.838.3006

Street parking limited.  BART accessible @ Lake Merritt Station

 

 

 

BCF OAKLAND SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Friday, February 28

 

Special Film Preview

Upaj: Improvise

7:45 pm

 

 

 

Pre Concert music - Ajayi Jackson

Post Concert Q & A with festival artists 

 

Saturday, March 1

Pre-concert Soul Food Reception @ 7 pm

catered by Holiday Fish Soul Food Cafe

 

 

BCF Honors

Recognizing the many people that have supported the vision and programming for BCF…for a decade, come and celebrate with us as we honor:

Dr. Halifu Osumare, Rita Felciano, Wanda Sabir, Wayne Warren, Deborah Vaughan, Rob Bailis, Angela Johnson, Jim Cave & the Laney College Dance Department, Krissy Keefer,

Robert Henry Johnson

 

 

BCF Art Gallery featuring:

Kimara Dixon – BCF Photographer

Eugene Young – BCF Graphic Designer

 

 

All BCF Oakland Special Events free with festival ticket

 

Festival programming subject to change.  

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