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Occurs on Saturday February 13 2021

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 30 minutes


Sandrell Rivers Theater
6103 NW 7th Ave
Miami FL 33127

Event Notes


Presented by FTF and New Cannon Chamber Collective, Sacred Fire explores a range of Western classical music by composers of African descent by merging engaging visual elements and sound. It is a chronological musical journey from Afro-British to Afro-Brazilian music, narrated with poetic prose and accompanied with elements of movement (ballet) and visual art. The program will culminate in an audience talk-back with the artists and FTF CEO/Executive Artistic Director Larry Fields. Produced by Portia Dunkley (Double Bass), directed by Angel Refuse (Voice, Baritone) and featuring: Artist/Activist -Marielle Plaisir; Poet- Dachondra “Dae” Cason; Ballet Dancers-Emily Ricca and Isaiah Gonzalez; and musicians: Victoria Joseph (Violin), Lakeisha Firth (Violin), Mario Rivera (Viola), Benjamin Bush (Cello), Grace Bush (Violin), Crystal Sawyer (Harp)

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Tickets: $10 (in person). For more information contact the Box Office at 305-284-8872 or

COVID-19 Protocol & Practices: The use of face coverings and the practice of social distancing are required for all individuals. Read more at:

Sponsors: The Knight Foundation, the Miami Foundation, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, the Broward County Cultural Division, Funding Arts Broward, sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.


Donations are welcome!

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