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Canaan’s Builders Bringing African Performers to America
AACCVB cofounder & board of directors, community leaders, Mayor Dyer and council members pose after approval of the Deed Transfer and Title. Photo courtesy of AACCVB
SPECIAL TO THE HAMPTON ROADS MESSENGER VIRGINIA BEACH,
VA — On Nov. 20, 2018, Virginia Beach City Council approved the Deed Transfer and Title of the property at 704 Hampshire Way for an African American Cultural Center. This holiday season, one can view the new public art installation, "Community Heroes." The City of Virginia Beach Office of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the African American Cultural Center of Virginia Beach present this interactive exhibition featuring portraits of 17 African American Heroes from Virginia Beach. Posters will be displayed across Hampton Roads in guerrilla art style -- on the walls of local businesses, libraries, schools and other select locations. The expansive poster
exhibit is meant to catch people unexpectedly in the course of their day-to-day routines, but
there is also a map highlighting the poster locations that the public can use to locate all 17 heroes. When you find a poster, you can scan its QR code with your smartphone to get more information on the hero, plus information about the artists. The community heroes include educators, community advocates, war heroes, actors and more. Dr.
SPECIAL TO THE HAMPTON ROADS MESSENGER Twenty-five young men and women
from Southern and Central Africa are headlining a series of concerts, entitled “I Hear Music in the Air.” The concerts will be held in five cities in the United States. The first stop for these young performers will be at Temple Beth El in Suffolk, VA. The other four cities are Atlanta, New York City, Detroit and Philadelphia. “I Hear Music in the Air” is being
presented by Canaan’s Builders. Canaan is the ancient region lying between the Dead Sea, the Jordan River, and the Mediterranean Sea. These young adults will be performing traditional African dancing and singing a
Virginia Beach Council member and cofounder of the African American Cultural Center of Virginia Beach (AACCVB), is one of the portrait subjects, and she believes this project "will create excitement about the forthcoming African American Cultural Center of Virginia Beach while educating the public on some of our local heroes." The AACCVB will
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cappella melodies which pay homage to African heritage and tell the history of Africa. “It is not often in a lifetime that you have
an opportunity to wipe out thousands of miles in distance in such a significant and spiritually uplifting way. ‘I Hear Music in the Air' is destined to do that," said Elder Eric Miller, Lead Concert Organizer from Temple Beth El. “In that way when these young people take the stage, the universal language of music will transcend distance, language and culture. All of Hampton Roads should be here to witness it,” Miller added. While in the U.S., the singers will be visiting the tabernacles in each of the five
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