This summer, the Kente Arts Alliance is presenting a series of three energetic and engaging concerts at City of Asylum, with special focus on the art and music of the African Diaspora. The final concert in this series presents vocalist Anqwenique, who will share the stage with spoken word artist LaKeisha Wolf.
Starting at 5:30, the first hour of this program will act as a welcome period, during which time attendees are encouraged to order food or drinks from the in-house restaurant 40 North while enjoying a set by local Pittsburgh DJ, BusCrates. The concert and livestream will begin at 6:30.
About the Artists:
Anqwenique, a Pittsburgh native, is a vocalist and educator specializing in opera, classical music, jazz, and soul. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Voice Performance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She has performed with Staycee Pearl Dance Project, Chamber Music Pittsburgh, Attack Theater, and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. In 2017, she was named Best Singer by the Pittsburgh Magazine Readers Poll and listed among Who’s Next in Music by The Incline and 40 Under 40 by Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP.
LaKeisha Wolf is a spoken Word Artist and a self-taught artisan, whose skills were honed in the embrace of the Africana cultural community in Pittsburgh. Poetry and expressive writing have been a mainstay that continues to save her life.
BusCrates is a DJ, musician, and vinyl junkie from Pittsburgh. He’s played a lot of his favorite funk, jazz, and hip hop tunes in many cities across the US, most notably at Dam-Funk’s Funkmosphere party in Los Angeles, and at Natasha Diggs & D-Proper’s Soul in The Horn party in New York City.
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