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Multicultural Arts Victoria in association with The Age Melbourne Fringe Festival 2008 presents

Urban AfterShock Project

Urban AfterShock Project Urban AfterShock Project

Venue: Festival Hub - Main Theatre, Lithuanian Club, 44 Eroll Street, North Melbourne
Date: Saturday 27 September 2008
Time: 6.30pm

Culture clashes between two young communities in the Western suburbs in an arts mash-up telling the journey of young Pacific and African artists from their birth place to their new urban Australian home.

Kick-started by the Urban Aftershock project these young people including Appiah Annan, and the Fusian, Jungl City and First Verse crews, have explored traditional and contemporary dance and music from all over Africa and the Pacific to create a dynamic and original performance which expresses their multifaceted cultural identity.

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Artists

Over two years the crews have been mentored by members of DIAFRIX, Grrilla Step, Muhanamwe, Robot Girl, Brown Roots and other talented young professional artists from within their communities. Experience the rhythm, crazy dance grooves and awesome musical talent of:

  • Fusian - Polynesian dance crew of over 30 young dancers exploring all form of hip hop dance with tight routines.
  • Jungl City - Flowing dance routines and amazing body percussion from African and local performers.
  • First Verse - Smooth soulful harmonies mixed with hard hitting raps that can set the roof on fire. Ethiopian dancers, krumping crews and more
  • Appiah Annan - Contemporary African drummer and dancer with flexibility that will astound you.

    Tickets

    Tickets: Conc $5.00, Full $10.00
    Bookings: Festival Tix 03 9660 9666 or www.melbournefringe.com.au

    Melbourne Fringe Festival 2008

    www.melbournefringe.com.au

    More Information

    For further info contact Khaled Abdulwahab 03 9417 6777 or Email youth@multiculturalarts.com.au, Multicultural Arts Victoria, Fitzroy Town Hall 201 Napier St Fitzroy.

  • www.multiculturalarts.com.au