GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION
MUSIC AND ART FESTIVAL

We are joining a global movement to take ambition to the next level and generate climate action. We've partnered with @GCAS2018 to host an affiliate event during the Summit.
This event is taking place from all around the world, we are proud to be one of them here in the San Francisco Fillmore District, Join us:

September 14th 2018 at the African American Art and Culture Complex 762 Fulton Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

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The 2018 Summit will bring people together from around the world to showcase climate action and inspire deeper commitments from national governments, and one another, in support of the Paris Agreement. Check out the list of events on the Global Climate Action Summit website

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AGENDA

Come back and check often for more updates, as this agenda could change slightly closer to event date.

1PM -3PM

Early Registration

Setup, Sound Check

Vendors Display,  tour of AAACC of Art Exhibits

3PM - 4PM  

Community arts and activities presentation, members of AAACCVideo projection on environmental education, screen projection, (it can be anything, environment activism video, etc.)

4:00PM - 5PM 

Registration

5PM - 6PM

Happy hour VIP reception hors d'oeuvres

PANEL DISCUSSION

 

6:00PM Doors Open

SPEAKERS

Please join us on Friday, September 14, 2018 for a day of both celebration and awareness of the global climate change through art and music in San Francisco - Bay Area! As an affiliate event of the Global Climate Action Summit (@GCAS2018), we will feature local musicians, dancers, visual artists, spoken word artists and fashion designers to raise awareness and generate unity to “Take Ambition to the Next Level”.

The 2018 Summit will bring people together from around the world to showcase climate action and inspire deeper commitments from national governments, and one another, in support of the Paris Agreement.

 

5PM - 6PM 

Happy hour VIP reception hors d'oeuvres

6:00PM 

Doors Open

7:00PM 7:20PM 

Spoken Words Performing Art by Stephanie Shoffner, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre

7:20PM - 7:40PM 

BATCO performance 

7:40PM - 8:10PM 

Panel Discussion

8:10PM 8:30PM 

Keynote Speaker

8:35PM - 8:50PM 

GBOZE Dance Group performance

8:50PM - 9:25PM 

Maya Carina

9:30PM - 10:00PM 

SAMBA FUNK

10:00PM 

DJ dance, mingle , Raffle winner Announcement

11PM 

End of Event 

 

This is a community celebration and fundraiser for the African Arts Academy, in collaboration with the African American Art & Culture Complex.

No one will be turned away due to lack of funds.

LIVE ENTERTAINENT

GBOZE 

Cote d'Ivoire Traditional Dance Group led by Mailli Tagba

MAYA CARINA 

Singer Songwriter Performer

BATCO

(The Bay Area Theatre Company will present excerpts from: “I, Too, Sing America” Conceived and Music Directed by: Othello Jefferson Directed by: Jamie Yuen-Shore Choreographed by: Christine Chung Designed & Staged Managed by: Claudio Silva)

"Anything Helps" 

by Karen T. Hartline

A staged reading:

directed by Bert van Aalsburg

 

Lorraine Hansberry Theatre Cast

Lonnie Ford.....Mo

Charles Lewis III.....Jeremy

Heather Gordon.....Woman #1

Aaron Wilton.....Man #2 and Man #3

Rolanda Dene Bell.....Woman #2, #3, #4, and #5

Christian Wilburn.....Man #1, #4, and #5

Bert van Aalsburg.....Stage Directions/Manager

FEATURED SPEAKERS

David Seabor 

(Evolutionary Biologist, Environmental Leader World Rain Forest)

Daphne Evans 

(Film Producer & Investor Liaison. CEO of Heaven's Door Foundation)

APRIL MOSLEY

NAKIA WRIGHT

Meet The Team

FELY TCHACO

President Founder African Arts Academy

Executive Producer

Ishmael Burch

Executive Director

Event Cordinator

Rodney Jackson

Secretary Genral

Event Director

  • Fely, African Arts Academy and Lead of event

  • Rev. Burtch and Rodney Jackson, committee members 

  • Reshawn Goods, AAACC & Curator, The Black Woman is God (Sargent Johnson Gallery)

  • William Rhodes, AAACC & Co-Curator of

  • The Black Woman is God (Hall of Culture and Activism Alley

  • John Templeton, Historian & Zenviba, Principal

  • Kevin Myrick, Synergy Moon (Tech)

  • Victor, Fred, and Pierre, Facilities Team

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The bridge between ancient wisdom and the modern world, where innovation meets tradition