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Urgent, Inc. Community Celebration & Recognition
Date: Saturday, 13 May 2017 Contact:
Venue: Overtown Performing Arts Center Email:
City: Miami

URGENT, Inc.'s annual Community Celebration and Recognition Ceremony in collaboration wtih Delou Africa's Youth Arts Initiative SHOWCASE with special performances by Venus Rising and Watoto Dance Theatre. Come out to support this impactful organization from 11am-3pm. 


Vagina Monologues
Date: Thursday, 23 February 2017 Contact:
Venue: Olympia Theater - 174 E. Flagler St. Email:
City: Miami

 Not-to-be-missed performance of the infamous Vagaina Monologues production will help to raise funds for Casa Valentina (provoiding services for youth aging out of foster care).  Venus Rising is thrilled to be included in the opening night line-up.  Hope to see YOU there!


Kijiji Moja Black History Month Celebration
Date: Saturday, 18 February 2017 Contact:
Venue: Lincoln Park - 600 N.W. 19th Ave. Email:
City: Ft. Lauderdale

 Kijiji Moja means, "One Village" in Swahili. And we hope you will join us there for a day of live entertainment, tribal storytelling and of course lots of drums and dance. FREE for the entire family. The party goes from noon - 5pm. 


Resurrecting Venus
Date: Wednesday, 11 January 2017 Contact:
Venue: African Heritage Cultural Arts Center - 6161 NW 22nd Ave. Email:
City: Miami

 The exhibition, "Resurrecting Venus:The Cycle Continues" seeks to bring awareness on how women in hitstory and modern day still suffer from oppression and exploitation through the display of positive images of women wishing to break the cycle and the viewing of the play, "Venus" by Suzan-Lori Parks. Niki Lopez has curated a very special opening night including a performance by Venus Rising. We hope you can come and experience a powerful night with us. 


Destination Sistrunk Cultural Marketplace
Date: Saturday, 03 December 2016 Contact:
Venue: Delevoe Park - 2520 NW 6th St. Email:
City: Ft. Lauderdale

Join us for a day of family fun entertainment. Destination Sistrunk invites you to enjoy music, spoken word, cultural exhibits and vendors, storytelling and of course drums and dance!


RHYTHM BLESSINGS - Venus Rising CD Launch Party
Date: Saturday, 19 November 2016 Contact:
Venue: R.E.D. Stripe Cafe & Lounge - 2001 Harrison St. Email:
City: Hollywood

 Venus Rising will debut our FIRST CD - Rhythm Blessings - Stay tuned for more details....


Goddess Store & Studio Annual Masquerade Ball
Date: Friday, 28 October 2016 Contact:
Venue: Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center Email:
City: Hollywood

 Join us in celebrating another anniversary for the fabulous Goddess Store & Studio! Their annual Masquerade Ball is not to be missed! Purchase tickets at GoddessStore.com or at the door. Party rocks from 7:30-11:30pm. 


9th Annual Everglades Awareness Benefit Concert
Date: Sunday, 18 September 2016 Contact: for more info. call 305-579-0069
Venue: Gramps - 176 NW 24 St., Miami, FL 33127 Email:
City: Miami

 Come out for an important cause and enjoy a day of great performances from 2pm - 1am. Tickets are $10 at the door. Venus Rising goes on at 4pm. 


URGENT Inc.'s Annual Rites of Passage Community Celebration & Recognition Ceremony
Date: Saturday, 21 May 2016 Contact:
Venue: Charles Hadley Park Email:
City: Miami

 We are honored to help URGENT, Inc. celebrate their annual rites of passage program. For more information about the wonderful community works that URGENT, Inc. does & details about this year's crossover, please visit urgentinc.org


Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Date: Wednesday, 02 March 2016 Contact:
Venue: Miami Dade Community College - 11011 SW 104 St. Email:
City: Kendall

 Join us in kicking off Women's History month at the Miami Dade College Kendall campus. The event kicks off at 11 am near the Shark Tank.  Venus Riisng is proud to participate in a "Walk a MIle in Her Shoes" initiative to raise awareness and stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. For more information please see walkamileinhershoes.org


Goddess Masquerade Ball 2015
Date: Sunday, 22 November 2015 Contact:
Venue: Fate NightClub - 601 Silks Run Email:
City: Hallandale

 Come Celebrate the Goddess Store and Studio's 14th Annual Goddess Ball. Purchase tickets online at the goddessstore.com or at the door for $25. The line-up is always fantastic and it helps support local artists. Hope you can come enjoy the festivities.


2015 Caribe Arts Fest Drum Circle
Date: Sunday, 25 October 2015 Contact:
Venue: Little Haiti Cultural Complex - 212 NE 59 Terrace Email:
City: Miami

 Come catch some island vibez at the Annual Caribe Arts Fest from October 23-25. Beautiful art, deliscious food & of course DRUMS. Venus Rising will lead a drum circle outside the complex on October 25 starting at 3pm. 


9th Annual Everglades Awareness Benefit Concert
Date: Saturday, 19 September 2015 Contact:
Venue: Gramps - 176 NW 24th St. Email:
City: Miami

Join us for the 11-hour party that starts at 4pm and covers 3 stages with a diverse mix of music, spoken word, dance, & live art. This festival is a community event to raise awarenss and support of the Everglades & our local ecosystem.

Tickets are only $10 and can be bought at https:ww.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/934473

Venus Rising hits the stage from 6:40-7:30pm.  Join the fun and spread the word.  Your involvement makes a difference!

 


Angels From Heaven - Annual Banquet
Date: Saturday, 08 August 2015 Contact:
Venue: Screen Post Banquet Hall - 3500 NW 15 St. Email:
City: Lauderhill

Doors open at 5:30 & dinner will be served at 6pm, accompanied by a Chic Fashion Frenzy fashion show and Venus Rising drumming and dancing. Come out to support a charity that helps children. For more information call 954-593-6520.


Keeping It On
Date: Saturday, 30 May 2015 Contact:
Venue: O Cinema - 90 NW 29 Street Email:
City: Miami

 This powerful event includes a youth play exploring the devastating effects of human trafficking. Special guest performances by spoken word artsit, Rebecca Buterfly Vaughns and yours truly - Venus Rising: Women's Drum & Dance Ensemble - who will be welcoming all participants with spicey rhythms from 12noon until 12:30pm.  For more info. contact Shedia Nelson at shedia@urgentinc.org or visit urgentinc.org to purchase tickets. 


Chautauqua Series
Date: Saturday, 28 March 2015 Contact:
Venue: Coral Springs Museum of Art - 2855 Coral Springs Dr. Email:
City: Coral Springs

Join us in celebrating the infusion of culture and entertainment inside the stimulating museum gallery surrounded by visual art and exhibitions. Venus Rising will take you on an educational tour de force starting at 2pm. FREE and OPEN to ALL.


Power of the Purse: The Women's Fund Annual Banquet
Date: Friday, 13 March 2015 Contact:
Venue: Hilton Miami Downtown Email:
City: Miami

 Venus Rising is excited to help kick off one of our favorite organization's fundraisers - the Woman's Fund. For more information about this crucial annual banquet, please go to womensfundmiami.org


Shabbat Service-Drum Circle
Date: Friday, 27 February 2015 Contact:
Venue: Bertha Abess Sanctuary at Temple Israel - 137 NE 19 St. Email: for more info go to templeisrael.net
City: Miami

 We are excited to return to Temple Israel of Greater Miami to lead a Drum Circle during Shabbat evening service from 7:30-8:30.  The service is free and open to all. Bring a percussion instrument if you would like to participate in this musical spiritual celebration. 


Seeds of the African Diaspora - Family Fest Event
Date: Saturday, 24 January 2015 Contact:
Venue: Adrienne Arsht Center - Knight Concert Hall Email:
City: Miami

 Venus Rising is proud to be featured in Delou Africa's "Seeds of the African Diaspora" - an explosive dance and music-filled performance highlighting traditional & contemporary African culture. FREE show starting at 1:30pm. For more info. and to secure your FREE access to the show, please visit www.arshtcenter.org


3rd Miami Music Festival from around the World
Date: Saturday, 25 October 2014 Contact:
Venue: Wertheim Concert Hall - 11200 SW 8th St. Email:
City: Miami

Venus Rising is thrilled to be invited back to headline the annual Miami Music Festival. Don't miss our entirely NEW one-hour show, ONE PULSE - MANY BEATS. Show starts at 7:30pm. Tickets on sale ($25-$45) online at http://bit.ly/MMFW2014 or at tickets.friendsofclassicalmusic.org/buyticket/999?id=999

 


5th Annual African Diaspora Dance & Drum Festival of Florida
Date: Saturday, 06 September 2014 Contact:
Venue: ITech @ Thomas Edison Educational Center - 6101 NW 2 Ave. Email: For more info. go to www.delouafrica.org
City: Miami

 You don't want to miss this concert Extravaganzaa! Tickets only $15.


Rites of Passage Recognition Ceremony
Date: Saturday, 31 May 2014 Contact:
Venue: Camillus House Email:
City: Miami

Urgent Inc's Annual Rites of Passage Crossover is happening this Saturday. Venus Rising is ecstatic to once again add our energy to this very important helping uplift children in our communities. For more info. about our the wonderful work Urgent Inc. continues to do, visit urgentinc.org


West African Dance Workshop
Date: Tuesday, 13 May 2014 Contact:
Venue: Young At Art Museum ArtHOUSE Email:
City: Ft. Lauderdale


Stir Your Soul
Date: Sunday, 30 March 2014 Contact:
Venue: Duncan Conference Center - 15820 S. Military Trail Email:
City: Delray Beach

Join us for a magical afternoon of uplifitng energy that will "Stir Your Soul". Bring your drums, bring your rattles, but most importantly bring your beautiful Spirit to celebrate Life at this Community gathering.  Venus Rising joins energy with Rabbi March Labowitz & the TAO Ensemble, along with Henry Lepler on crystal bowls. Contact Kim Hough for more info. at 561-715-4573


Shakti Rising
Date: Saturday, 15 February 2014 Contact:
Venue: Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212-260 NE 59 Terrace Email:
City: Miami

 Mark your calendars. You will NOT want to miss this one!

More Info. to come


Kwanzaa 2013
Date: Saturday, 21 December 2013 Contact:
Venue: Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center - 1770 Monroe St. Email:
City: Hollywood

 Join us in celebrating Kwanzaa with Children of Kuumba. Showtime from 7-9pm.  Tickest $15 - free for children Age 5 and under. 


Kwanzaa Workshop for Caregivers/Parents
Date: Tuesday, 17 December 2013 Contact:
Venue: University of Miami School of Education & Human Development Email:
City: Coconut Grove

 Venus Rising presents an educational program illustrating the principles of Kwanzaa from 6:45-7:45pm. The program includes singing, drumming and dancing associated with Kwanzaa & its meaning. 


PAMM First Beat
Date: Saturday, 14 December 2013 Contact:
Venue: Perez Art Museum Miami - 1103 Biscayne Blvd Email:
City: Miami

 Female Drummers Take Over the Opening of Miami's brand new palace of a museum. FREE & Open to the Public. 15 female drummers will WOW U in this unique and powerful tour de force from 1-4pm. 


Pro-Celebrity Classic Day 2
Date: Sunday, 17 November 2013 Contact:
Venue: Delray Beach Tennis Center - 200 W. Atlantic Ave. Email:
City:

 More exhilirating beats from 9:30-3pm at the entrace gate to the Center.


Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic
Date: Saturday, 16 November 2013 Contact:
Venue: Delray Beach Tennis Center - 200 W. Atlantic Ave. Email:
City:

 Enjoy drums and percussion - Venus Rising style - from 9:30-3pm at the entrance gate. 


Ghanamaa Ball
Date: Saturday, 19 October 2013 Contact:
Venue: Woodlands Country Club Email:
City: Tamarac

 One of our favorite local organizations, Ghanamaa, hosts its annual fundraising ball. For more information about this important local group go to www.ghanamaainc.org


Gods & Goddesses Masquerade Ball
Date: Friday, 18 October 2013 Contact:
Venue: Club Fate - 601 Silks Run Email:
City: Hallandale Beach

 An annual celebration not to be missed! The 12th Annual Masquerade Ball includes a costume competition, live dj, and spectacular performances including VENUS RISING. From 7pm - 12am -- Tickets are $20. 


Miami World Music Festival
Date: Saturday, 21 September 2013 Contact:
Venue: FIU - Wertheim Concert Hall - 10910 SW 17 St. Email:
City: Miami

 Let us take you on an exciting Afro Roots Rhythmic Journey from 8-9:15pm.  Tickets are $25 & $35 & are available at miamiworldmusicfestival.com/showevent/31 or by calling 786-581-7746.


2013 African Diaspora Dance & Drum Festival of Florida
Date: Saturday, 03 August 2013 Contact:
Venue: Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212-260 NE 59 Terrace Email:
City: Miami, FL

For their 4th consecutive year, Delou presents a world class international celebration of dance, music and culture. Check out http://adddff.delouafrica.org for the complete festival line up & to purchase tickets.  Venus Rising will share the stage with some of the finest African drummers and dancers from near and far. Stage show starts at 7pm.


Afro Roots World Music Festival
Date: Saturday, 03 August 2013 Contact:
Venue: 7th Circuit Studios, 228 NE 59 St. Email:
City: Miami, FL

 What an honor and JOY to be invited to join in the 15th Annual AfroRoots Festival - 9pm - 3am. We will be on stage at 10:15pm to perform a couple of our original pieces as well as 2 collaboratiions with world-renowned CK Ladzekpo. It's gonna be extra-HOT! Tickets range from $10-$20 & can be bought at www.brownpapertickets.com


Open House
Date: Friday, 14 June 2013 Contact:
Venue: The Goddess Store and Studio - 2017 Harrison St. Email:
City: Hollywood


Earth Day Celebration
Date: Saturday, 20 April 2013 Contact:
Venue: Miami Botanical Gardens - 2000 Convention Center Dr., Email:
City: Miami Beach

 This FREE celebration brings Mother Earth into the spotlight. Join us in honoring our true home in the equisitely beautiful setting of Miami Beach Botanical Gardens. Catch us at 11am or again at 12noon.


Drumming Shabbat Service
Date: Friday, 19 April 2013 Contact:
Venue: Artserve - 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. Email:
City: Fort Lauderdale

 Cantorial chants/Meditation begins at 7:20pm.  Bring an open heart and prepare to be moved and inspired. Venus Rising joins the TAO choir as well as performs a special heart-warming set.


World Music Fest
Date: Wednesday, 17 April 2013 Contact:
Venue: Broward College - North Campus OMNI Auditorium - 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd. Email:
City: Coconut Creek

 An explosion of rhythmic excitement including Japanese Taiko Drumming, Samba Batucado & Chinese acrobats starting at 12noon! Venus Rising will ignite the stage at 12:30. FREE to the public.


Black History Month Rocks
Date: Wednesday, 27 February 2013 Contact:
Venue: Miramar Library, 2050 Civic Center Place Email:
City: Miramar, FL


Black History Month Celebration
Date: Thursday, 14 February 2013 Contact:
Venue: Florida Atlantic University Email:
City: Dave

 Another fiery and FREE performance to honor and celebrate our roots. 1pm. More details to come.


Black History Opening Ceremony Kick-Off
Date: Wednesday, 06 February 2013 Contact:
Venue: Florida Atlantic University - 777 Glades Rd., Email:
City: Boca Raton

 Join us at noon in a free performance kickstarting Black History Month festivities at the Traditions Plaza on the Breezeway. 


Martin Luther King Celebration
Date: Friday, 18 January 2013 Contact:
Venue: Coral Springs Center for the Arts Email:
City: Coral Springs

More details to follow.....


Martin Luther King Celebration
Date: Friday, 18 January 2013 Contact:
Venue: Coral Springs Center for the Arts - 2855 Coral Springs Dr. Email:
City: Coral Springs

 Join us in Celebrating the 23rd Annual MLK Day festivities in Coral Springs. This year's theme is "Just Dream It: Soar to New Heights". We will on stage at 7pm to raise everyone's vibration higher!

Adult tickets are $5. Children get in for $1.


Rhythms of Diversity
Date: Friday, 14 December 2012 Contact:
Venue: Old Dillard Museum - 1009 NW 4 St. Email:
City: Fort Lauderdale

Venus Rising will perform along with Laura Sue, the Silver Nightingale, and Children of Kuumba! First set starts at 6pm. Second set at 7pm. 


Farmers Market
Date: Sunday, 02 December 2012 Contact:
Venue: Memorial Hospital - 1901 SW 172 Ave. Email:
City: Miramar

Exciting collaboration between N.O.L.A. & Venus Rising. Performance begins at 11am. After the show, enjoy ethnic treats and organic food shopping. 


Papa Malick Faye Fundraiser
Date: Saturday, 01 December 2012 Contact:
Venue: The Goddess Store & Studio - 2017 Harrison St. Email:
City: Hollywood

 A cornucopia of classes and performances including African drums and African dance starting at 7pm.  $5 donation to enjoy the party and $15 for each class. ALL procees to help support a true icon in the African drum and dance community! Venus Rising will perform at 7:15pm.


Chris Evert Tennis Classic
Date: Sunday, 28 October 2012 Contact:
Venue: Delray Beach Tennis Center - 200 W. Atlantic Ave. Email:
City: Delray Beach

 Venus Rising will helping to raise the vibration for this annual event. If you missed us yesterday, today's your second chance.  For more info. go to www.jcdsportsgroup.com/delray-beach-tennis


Chris Evert Tennis Classic
Date: Saturday, 27 October 2012 Contact:
Venue: Delray Beach Tennis Center - 200 W. Atlantic Ave. Email:
City: Delray Beach

 Venus Rising will add our special beats to this annual pro-classic tour. From 9:30-3pm. For more info. please visit www.jcdsportsgroup.com/delray-beach-tennis


North Shore Medical Center & Hialeah Hospital Third OB/GYN Symposium Dinner
Date: Saturday, 22 September 2012 Contact:
Venue: Doral Golf Resort & Spa Email:
City: Miami


Sunset Safari Red Gala Benefit for the Urban League
Date: Saturday, 15 September 2012 Contact:
Venue: Harbor Beach Marriott Resort - 3030 Holiday Drive Email:
City: Ft. Lauderdale

 Come along on a wild expedition that will captivate your imagination and delight your senses. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.ulbroward.org


Ignition: Arts Board Match Kickoff Party
Date: Friday, 07 September 2012 Contact:
Venue: Freedom Tower @ Miami Dade College - 600 Biscayne Blvd. Email:
City: Miami

 Fire up your passion for the Arts! Venus Rising will light up the stage at 6pm and then again at 6:45pm. Tickets $25 at the door, $20 in advance. For more info. call 305-326-1021 or visist www.ArtsBizMiami.org


Hiroshima-Nagasaki Vigil
Date: Thursday, 09 August 2012 Contact:
Venue: Saint Maurice Catholic Church - 2851 Stirling Rd. Email:
City: Dania Beach

 Please join us for a profound gathering to commemorate the 67th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Japan.  There will be an Interfaith Service (Christian/Buddhist) starting at 7:15.  Venus Rising will perform at the the Community Reception to follow. We will be debuting our first collaborative fusion with Laura Sue, The Silver Nightingale! 


Levantate Morning Show
Date: Friday, 13 July 2012 Contact:
Venue: Telemundo TV - Levantate Program Email:
City: Hialeah

 Join us in greeting America - African style with Fanga, the Liberian welcome rhythm and dance. We'll be on Levantate at 7a.m. on channel Telemundo.


Urgent Inc. Crossover
Date: Saturday, 26 May 2012 Contact:
Venue: CE2 - 1000 NW 1 Ave. Email:
City: Miami Beach

 Join us in welcoming another generation of young girls as they CrossOver in this very important and beautiful rites of passage program. Beginning at 12noon.


Dancehall Reggae Music Awards
Date: Saturday, 26 May 2012 Contact:
Venue: Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center - 1770 Monroe St. Email: http://missgaza.com/
City: Hollywood

For all the Reggae Massive & Dancehall Lovers in South Florida, the 4th Annual South Floirda red-carpet event is right 'pon de corner! Venus Rising will vibes up the stage at 8pm. $25 admission.


Emancipation Day Mini Festival
Date: Saturday, 19 May 2012 Contact:
Venue: Old Dillard Museum - 1009 NW 4 St. Email:
City: Ft. Lauderdale

 Free event with lots of wonderful family activities from 1-5pm.  Venus Rising & Children of Kuumba are onstage from 2:45-3:15pm.


1st International Congress of Holistic Femininity
Date: Saturday, 28 April 2012 Contact:
Venue: Shelborne South Beach - 1801 Collins Ave. Email: http://www.feminidadholistica.com/
City: Miami Beach

 Don't miss this unique event that will focus on how women can help sustain our world for generations to come! Venus will fire up the stage and participants around 10am. FREE to the public when your register in advance. Go to http://congresofeminidadholistica.eventbrite.com for more info. & to register.


WoldFest
Date: Sunday, 15 April 2012 Contact:
Venue: Coral Springs Sportsplex - 2575 Sportsplex Dr. Email: http://www.coralsprings.org/worldfest/
City: Coral Springs

 The sixth annual WorldFest will cover a spectacular array of multi-cultural entertainment. Venus RIsing goes on around 3:45 with our exciting and exotic rhythms and moves. Admission is free!


Healing Drums
Date: Saturday, 31 March 2012 Contact:
Venue: Ayurvedic Center for Well Being- 315 S. 21 Ave. Email: www.ayurvedichealers.com
City: Hollywood

 Join us in celebrating the recently opened Ayurvedic Center in Hollywood! Venus Rising drummers will provide rhythmic entertainment for the soul starting at 8:15pm.


Our History Through the Arts
Date: Wednesday, 15 February 2012 Contact:
Venue: Nova University - Univ. Center Pit - 3301 College Ave. Email:
City: Davie

Celebrate African-American History Month with us at this FREE event sponsored by Nova University from 7-9pm. Venus RIsing will perform at 8:315pm.


Hospice Fundraiser
Date: Saturday, 11 February 2012 Contact:
Venue: Hyatt Coconut Pointe Email:
City: Bonita Springs

Uplifitng beats for a poignant cause.


Meet Me at the Museum - Sights & Sounds of Africa
Date: Wednesday, 08 February 2012 Contact:
Venue: Boca Raton Museum of Art - 501 Plaza Real, Mizner Park Email: www.bocamuseum.org/
City: Boca Raton

Celebrate Black History Month with us at this beautiful cultural event that includes light refreshments and tours of the current exhibitions.

Members: $8 in advance, $12 at the door. Non-Members: $10 in advance, $22 at the door. For more infromation, contact Kisbel De La Rosa at 561.392.2600, ext 208.


Bajan Fuh Evan Fashion Show & Cocktail Sip
Date: Saturday, 04 February 2012 Contact:
Venue: Hollywood Jaycees - 2930 Hollywood Blvd. Email:
City: Hollywood

 Festiviites start at 7pm.


Martin Luther King Celebration Service
Date: Sunday, 15 January 2012 Contact:
Venue: Congregational Church of Boca Raton Email:
City: Boca Raton

 Prayer service starts at 10am. Venus Rising will perform in the sanctuary and then following worship, will continue in Fellowship Hall. 


Nude Year's Eve
Date: Saturday, 31 December 2011 Contact: http://beachesfoundation.org/nudeyear2012.html
Venue: Haulover Beach Park Email:
City: Haulover Beach

As darkness falls, join us in this unique and magical celebration of the beginning of  2012!

Venus Rising performs at 6pm. 


Kwanzaa 2011
Date: Wednesday, 28 December 2011 Contact:
Venue: African American Research Library & Cultural Center Email:
City: Ft. Lauderdale

 Join us in celebrating family, community and culture starting at 1pm. Festivities include Community Panel Discussions, Visual & Percussion workshops, and a Performance Show beginning at 6pm.


Open Mic Nite
Date: Tuesday, 27 December 2011 Contact:
Venue: Mystic Water Kava Bar - 2037 Hollywood Blvd. Email:
City: Hollywood

 Event kicks off at 9pm. Venus will light up the stage around 10pm.


Holiday Party
Date: Saturday, 03 December 2011 Contact:
Venue: Palmetto Bay Village Center Email:
City: Miami


WBDC 4th Annual Conference & Trade Show
Date: Thursday, 01 December 2011 Contact:
Venue: Deerfield Beach Hilton Email: www.womensbusiness.info
City: Deerfield Beach

 If you are interested in the topic of Life-Work-Balance, you will not want to miss this year's  Women's Business Development Council Conference. Venus Rising will be onstage at 6:30pm.


Bayside Rocks - Rockaz Movement
Date: Saturday, 19 November 2011 Contact:
Venue: Bayfront Park - 301 N. Biscayne Blvd. Email:
City: Miami

 We are thrilled to share the stage with some of Reggae's most irie legends (including Bunny Wailer, Luciano, The Wailing Souls & Pato Banton).  Join the movement - a concert on the green to keep the environment clean! Festival is from 12pm-12am.  Venus will bless the stage sometime between 9 & 11pm! Not to be missed!

 


Focal Lunch Interactive Performance
Date: Tuesday, 15 November 2011 Contact:
Venue: SW Focal Point Senior Center Email:
City: Pembroke Pines


Chris Everet Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic
Date: Sunday, 13 November 2011 Contact:
Venue: Delray Beach Tennis Center - 201 W. Atlantic Ave. Email:
City: Delray Beach

 Join us in supporting this annual fundraising celebrity tennis tournament.  We will be onstage from 9:30-3pm. 


Chris Everet Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic
Date: Saturday, 12 November 2011 Contact:
Venue: Delray Beach Tennis Center - 201 W. Atlantic Ave. Email:
City: Delray Beach

 From 9:30 - 3pm Venus Rising will add our uplifting beats and moves to this annual spectacle of celebrity tennis at its finest.


Miami is it: We Are the Ship
Date: Friday, 11 November 2011 Contact:
Venue: Center for Education & Empowerment - 1001 NW 1 Ave. Email:
City: Miami

 Join us in honoring & celebrating the art and writings of Kadir Nelson.


Miami Is It: We Are the Ship
Date: Friday, 11 November 2011 Contact:
Venue: Carlisle Beacon Center for Education & Empowerment - 1000 NW 1 Ave. Email: For more info. go to www.urgentinc.org
City: Miami

 1st Annual Fund Raiser for Urgent, Inc. Raising Funds 4 Educational & Social Well-Being. Join us on this powerful day as we celebrate the amazing talent of artist, Kadir Nelson. Event is from 7-10pm.  Venus will light up the stage at 9pm. 


Sacred Earth with STARHAWK
Date: Tuesday, 08 November 2011 Contact:
Venue: Hugh Taylor Birch State Park - 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd. Email:
City: Fort Lauderdale

A rare & amazing opportunity to experience STARHAWK in action! From 6:30-7:30, Venus Rising is honored to be part of the celebration of Earth-based Activism and Spirituality.  STARHAWK presents a workshop on the Magic of Co-creation: Building Power in Groups from 7:30-10:30.  For moreo info. & to register go to: http://inspiredlifeworkshops.org/StarHawk.html


10th Annual Holiday Goddess Store & Studio Masquerade Ball
Date: Saturday, 29 October 2011 Contact:
Venue: Italian American Civic League - 700 S. Dixie Highway Email:
City: Hollywood


Ghanamaa 4th Annual Ball
Date: Saturday, 15 October 2011 Contact: To purchase tickets call 954-478-9575
Venue: Signature Grand Hotel - 6800 W. State Rd. 84 Email:
City: Davie

 My Sister, My Self, My Strength : Come support an important organization (www.ghanamaainc.org) & help raise $$ to eradicate Triple Negative Breast Cancer.  Venus Rising will debut two new drum and dance choreographies from Ghana and Jamaica. 


National Arts & Humanities Month Celebration
Date: Wednesday, 12 October 2011 Contact:
Venue: Government Center Lobby - 100 S. Andrews Ave. Email:
City: Ft. Lauderdale

 Come enjoy a taste of our fiery rhythms and hypnotic beats at this free event from 12noon - 1pm.


South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center Family Day
Date: Sunday, 02 October 2011 Contact:
Venue: SMDCAC - 10950 SW 211 St. Email:
City: Cutler Bay

 Family-friendly events plus another presentation of Ronald K. Brown's original choreography including local Miami artists.  Event kicks off at 2pm.


Cultural Arts Center Opening
Date: Saturday, 01 October 2011 Contact:
Venue: South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center - 10950 SW 211 Street Email:
City: Cutler Bay

 The official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will feature some of Miami's highest caliber performers in a fantabulous multimedia presentation choreographed by guest artist, Ronald K. Brown (of Evidence Dance Company).  Festivities begin at 6:45pm.


Sisters in Harmony - South Florida Bonanza
Date: Saturday, 23 July 2011 Contact: For more info. go to http://www.sistersinharmonystore.com/id27.html
Venue: Marriot in Coconut Grove - 2649 S. Bayshore Dr. Email: umojaed121@yahoo.com
City: Miami

 Event begins at 8:30am. All day pass is $10. Venus Rising will rock the stage starting at 6pm.


Into the Rabbit Hole: Art & Performance & Dance
Date: Saturday, 16 July 2011 Contact:
Venue: 1310 Gallery at Artspace Sailboat Bend Artists Lofts Email: For more info. visit http://nikiartstudio.com/current-show/
City: Fort Lauderdale

 A portal into the bizarre and exotic. Venus Rising will add our unique and beautiful sounds and moves to the eclectic mix of art, culture and performance. Show starts at 7pm. Venus goes onstage at 8pm.


Rites of Passage Crossover
Date: Saturday, 28 May 2011 Contact:
Venue: Black Police Precinct & Courthouse Museum - 480 NW 11 St. Email: For more info. check www.urgentinc.org
City: Miami

Join us in honoring Youth on Purpose with a meaningful crossover celebration from 12noon - 3pm.


Urgent, Inc.'s Annual Production - She Kept Her Bra On: The Campaign for Girls' Well-being, Empowerment, Self-Discovery and Acceptance
Date: Saturday, 07 May 2011 Contact:
Venue: Little Haiti Cultural Center - 212-260 NE 59 Terrace Email:
City: Miami

 Join us in this meaningful youth production that brings to the forefront issues for girls' health and well-being. From 1-5pm. For more info. please go to www.urgentinc.org


Dallas Mavericks Halftime Show
Date: Sunday, 10 April 2011 Contact:
Venue: American Airlines Center Email:
City: Dallas, TX

 For our fans down South, you can catch us celebrating Barbados culture once again at the halftime show for the Dallas Mavericks against the Miami Heat.  Traditional drummers, beautiful dancers, acrobatic characters and graceful stilt-walkers promise to deliver yet another high energy performance.


Miami Heat Halftime Show - Take 2
Date: Monday, 20 December 2010 Contact:
Venue: American Airlines Arena Email:
City: Miami

 We rocked the house so beautifully last month, they invited us back to celebrate Barbados Cultural Awareness night at the Arena again. Our show has grown to feature 24 performers including acrobats, stilt-walkers, our amazing dancers and fantabulous drummers! 


Goddess Store 9th Annual Masquerade Ball
Date: Friday, 03 December 2010 Contact:
Venue: Italian American Civic League Email: zeva_s@yahoo.com
City: Hollywood

A deliscious celebration of bellydance, bollywood, tango, flamenco & african dance. Includes Best Masks Contest & exquisite buffet. Purchase tickets at the Goddess Store. Call 954-929-2369.


Chris Everet Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic
Date: Sunday, 07 November 2010 Contact:
Venue: Delray Tennis Center Email:
City: Delray Beach

 Drums & Dance to Benefit Broward Children's Hospital from 9:30-3:30pm.


Miami Heat & Barbados Tourism Authority Celebrate Barbados Culture
Date: Saturday, 06 November 2010 Contact:
Venue: American Airlines Arena Email:
City: Miami

 Drumming & Acrobatic Entertainment at Arena entrance from 6-6:30 pm. Halftime show on center court! 


Miami Heat Halftime Show
Date: Saturday, 06 November 2010 Contact:
Venue: American Airlines Arena Email:
City: Miami

Join us as we celebrate the beautiful culture of Barbados before the game & during the halftime show.  High energy soca dance moves coupled with tantalizing African beats equal a powerful performance not to be missed.


Education More Precious Than Gold & Rubies: Annual Fundraising Gala
Date: Saturday, 25 September 2010 Contact:
Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, 100 Chopin Plaza, Versailles Room Email: zeva_s@yahoo.com
City: Miami

 Join us as we provide tantalizing entertainment to support Alfalit's important mission of eliminating human suffering stemming from illiteracy. For more info go to Alfalit.org

Starting at 6:30pm.


Gratitude Festival 3
Date: Sunday, 19 September 2010 Contact:
Venue: Lake Worth Playhouse : 713 Lake Avenue Email: zeva_s@yahoo.com
City: Lake Worth

 The first one was so nice, we decided to do it twice! A "Live Life to the Fullest" celebration not to be missed. Entire show kicks off at 2pm.  Tickets are $30 at the door. 


Shakti Rising
Date: Sunday, 05 September 2010 Contact: Call 305-308-5900
Venue: Little Haiti Cultural Center - 212-260 NE 59 Terrace Email: zeva_s@yahoo.com
City: Miami

 Experience the magical journey of pregnancy & childbirth through multi-ethnic dance, live percussion & ritual. Show starts at 7pm. Tickets are $12 at the door.


Gratitude Festival
Date: Saturday, 22 May 2010 Contact:
Venue: Lake Worth Playhouse : 713 Lake Avenue Email: zeva_s@yahoo.com
City: Lake Worth

 A "Live Life to the Fullest" celebration! A 4 hour mix of education and entertainment guaranteed to leave participants in a state of Joy & Gratitude. Tickets $20 if you pre-purchase at lakeworthplayhouse.org or $30 at the door.  For more info. go to www.gratitudefestival.com


Urgent Inc. Rites of Passge Crossover
Date: Friday, 14 May 2010 Contact:
Venue: Hadley Box Theatre Email:
City: Miami


Carnival Launch
Date: Saturday, 01 May 2010 Contact:
Venue: THE WARE HOUSE: 3500 NW 15 St. Email: zeva_s@yahoo.com
City: Lauderhill

Somewhere in Africa...Great Kings and Queens - the theme for Carnival 2010. Show starts at 9pm. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at door. Call 954-609-9467 for tix.


Power of the Purse: The Women's Fund Annual Banquet
Date: Friday, 30 April 2010 Contact:
Venue: Hilton Hotel Email:
City: Miami


Earth Day Drum Class/Drum Circle
Date: Thursday, 22 April 2010 Contact:
Venue: Pompano Beach Pier Email:
City: Pompano Beach


Women's Month Showcase
Date: Saturday, 20 March 2010 Contact:
Venue: Dade County Spectrum Facility Email:
City: Miami


Pembroke Pines Art Festival
Date: Sunday, 14 March 2010 Contact:
Venue: River of Grass Arts Park Email: zeva_s@yahoo.com
City: Pembroke Pines

 Venus Rising on stage at 12:30pm. FREE show!!! Bring your entire family and enjoy the festivities.


Opening Reception for Soweto Gospel Choir
Date: Tuesday, 09 February 2010 Contact:
Venue: Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place Email: zeva_s@yahoo.com
City: Miramar

 Join us in welcoming the inspirational African Gospel music group direct from Soweto, South Africa. We will be drumming from 6-7pm inside the gallery and from 7:30-8pm in the front entrance of the theater.

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Umoja - Sowing the Seeds of Unity
Date: Saturday, 26 December 2009 Contact:
Venue: African American Research Library & Cultural Center Email:
City: Fort Lauderdale


Harambee's Holiday Celebration
Date: Wednesday, 23 December 2009 Contact:
Venue: Byron Carlyle Theater Email:
City: Miami Beach


Celebration of the Life & Times of Dr. Sudarkusa
Date: Friday, 23 October 2009 Contact:
Venue: African American Research Library & Cultural Center Email:
City: Fort Lauderdale


Power Revealed
Date: Thursday, 22 October 2009 Contact:
Venue: Miramar Culture Center Email:
City: Miramar


Fore Sacre Dance Festival Concert
Date: Saturday, 26 September 2009 Contact:
Venue: African Heritage Cultural Arts Center Email:
City: Miami


Raqs Africa Benefit Concert
Date: Sunday, 13 September 2009 Contact:
Venue: Lotus Dance Studio Email:
City: Pembroke Pines


HypnoBirthing International Educational Conclave
Date: Saturday, 12 September 2009 Contact:
Venue: Embassy Suites Email:
City: Deerfield Beach


Multicultural Expressions
Date: Saturday, 01 August 2009 Contact:
Venue: Tamarac Community Center Email:
City: Tamarac


Dickson Wedding
Date: Sunday, 21 June 2009 Contact:
Venue: Westin Hotel Email:
City: Coconut Creek


Fete de la Musique
Date: Sunday, 21 June 2009 Contact:
Venue: Alliance Francaise Email:
City: Miami


Jubilee Dance Theatre Annual Dance Festival Workshop
Date: Saturday, 06 June 2009 Contact:
Venue: Dillard Center for the Arts Email:
City: Fort Lauderdale


Fantasy Theatre Workshop
Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2009 Contact:
Venue: Attucks Middle School Email:
City: Hollywood


Urgent Inc. Rites of Passge Crossover
Date: Saturday, 02 May 2009 Contact:
Venue: Lyric Theatre Email:
City: Miami


Spring Equinox Goddess Party
Date: Saturday, 21 March 2009 Contact:
Venue: Private Residence Email:
City: Hollywood


LOVE: Red Carpet Fundraiser
Date: Saturday, 07 February 2009 Contact:
Venue: Hollywood Performing Arts Center Email:
City: Hollywood


Martin Luther King Celebration
Date: Saturday, 17 January 2009 Contact:
Venue: Boys and Girls Club Email:
City: Lauderhill


Special Needs Drum & Dance Workshop
Date: Friday, 16 January 2009 Contact:
Venue: Harris Chapel Email:
City: Fort Lauderdale


Sterret Wedding
Date: Sunday, 28 December 2008 Contact: Venus Rising
Venue: Inverrary Country Club Email: zeva_s@yahoo.com
City: Lauderhill

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Gift of Dance
Date: Sunday, 21 December 2008 Contact: Venus Rising
Venue: Arts Park Email: zeva_s@yahoo.com
City: Hollywood

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Hannah Hudson Wedding
Date: Friday, 18 July 2008 Contact: Venus Rising
Venue: Airport Sheraton Email: zeva_s@yahoo.com
City: Dania


 

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