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The America Project
Cabaret, originally conceived and curated by Sekou Sundiata in 2006, is a
time to both "dance to the revolution" and engage in creative and
timely discourse with vibrant and diverse performers. It is an evening of
spoken word, poetry, movement, music and song at the crossroads of art and
In New York City, WeDaPeoples Cabaret continues as an annual event through a partnership between MAPP andHarlem Stage and a rotating guest curator.
The 2011 edition, curated by Samita Sinha invited the audience to imagine themselves as part of a larger social organism as citizens without borders in a globally interdependent world. Sinha invited an array of artists who reflected different generations, aesthetics and disciplines including Marc Cary's Indigenous People band, Sunny Jain and Friends, poets LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Cecilia Vicuña and Darian Dauchan & The Mighty Third Rail, dance/theater artists Patricia and Paloma McGregor, The Phoneme Choir, and Universes as well as visual art installations by Michael Premo, Tattfoo Tan and Rebecca Armstrong.