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The CBSR, AdCRC, CCAJJ, BWHC, NSA, and EASA invite you to the 2024 “A Taste of AfricaCultural Extravaganza to be held from May 17-18, 2024 at the UCSB Stroke Lawn and Isla Vista Theater, respectively.

The Taste of Africa event at UCSB aims to provide the community at large with a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the diverse and rich cultural traditions that are found across the African continent and diaspora. Attendees will have the chance to savor authentic African cuisines, feel the rhythmic and therapeutic beats of traditional drumming, witness captivating dance performances, appreciate the intricacies of diverse African arts, indulge in the beauty of African fashions, and experience African History through short presentations.

  1. Day one : Friday 5/17, at UCSB Storke Lawn from 12-3 pm and will feature a traditional African cultural fair and short African History presentations.
  2. Day two : Saturday 5/18, at Isla Vista Theater from 7-9:30 pm and will feature contemporary African performances and community building.

~ ~ ~ Join us as we come together to learn, connect, and trace our steps back to our roots ~ ~ ~ 

Please also Click Here to RSVP with the main organizers. 

P.S. This is a family-friendly event. There will be FREE FOOD! 

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Sponsors & Co-sponsors: Center for Black Studies Research (CSBR), EOP's African diasporic Cultural Resource Center (AdCRC), Commission on Culture, Arts, and Joy Justice (CCAJJ), Black Women's Health Collaborative (BWHC), Professor Waverly Duck, UCSB Graduate Division, Student Commission on Racial Equity. 



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