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Food, Dance and Drama Show at Yoruba Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas

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Movie Preview Honors President's Birthday in Cultural Night Presentation

DALLAS - eTradeWire -- The Yoruba people are known for their unique and irrepressible culture. In the past 200 years survived slavery and colonial domination giving the world such unique cultural artifacts as the talking drum, "egungun" masks, modern fashion like "adire" and so-oke" and distinctive food offerings such as "moinmoin". To celebrate selected aspects of this  unique culture, the Yoruba Cultural Center, Dallas, hosts a Cultural Evening presentation on Sunday, October 31, 2021, starting at 3pm. Showcasing various aspects of the cultural achievements of the Yoruba people, a select audience previews an original new movie, honoring a birthday celebration for the President, Dr. Oladele Olusanya - physician, writer and artist.

The event takes place in the Center's Yoruba Art & Heritage Museum on 7111 Marvin D Love Freeway, Suite 209, Dallas, Texas 75237. The ground-breaking museum houses an archive of historical artifacts and art that takes the visitor on a unique journey into the mythology and history of the Yoruba people from the ancient progenitor, Oduduwa, to modern heroes of the Yoruba people such as Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and Wole Soyinka.https://youtu.be/FHo3iqU77nQ

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The movie to be previewed on this occasion is titled 'ROOMMATES' - a modern family drama by award winning accomplished film-maker, Ola Ogunkoya, which describes a tense story in which the coming of a viral epidemic poses daunting challenges to a happily married couple.  When friends pollute the love equation, romance and abiding love transform to betrayal, despair, depression, and separation. "Roommates" is a romantic thriller that should keep viewers on the edge of their seats.

This Cultural Evening presented by the Yoruba Cultural Center, Dallas, promises to be a night of cultural enlightenment and family entertainment replete with food, drum, and dance -https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yoruba-cultural-night-dallas-texas-tickets-188977224967. Everyone with a taste for art and culture is invited.

About the Yoruba Cultural Center

The Yoruba Cultural Center https://www.yorubacenter.org is a 501(c)3 IRS–designated not-for-profit organization established in Dallas, Texas for cultural, artistic and educational activities that promote the history, art and cultural heritage of the Yoruba people of West Africa. It hosts an Art & Heritage Museum, and a Yoruba language, drum, dance, and drama school.

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The Center also awards scholarships to high school seniors and runs other programs that educate and mentor young members of the community pursuing life goals and ambitions. The Center is also an avenue for business meetings, conferences, movie showings, photo-shoots and other formal and informal gatherings, shows and festivals.
The Center is opens daily to the public.

Dr. Oyinkansola Jinadu, Secretary,

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