Sunday, November 01, 2009

WCA Member News: Bonnie MacAllister

November 13-30
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Bonnie MacAllister showed work from her Fulbright-Hays: Ethiopia experience, fundraising for the Girls Gotta Run Foundation, and representing the WCA Philadelphia as a part of the Wharton Africa Business Forum (WABF) at a cultural exhibition on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. which showcased a variety of artforms from around the African continent. For over 17 years, WABF has been one of the largest student run African conferences in the U.S., attracting over 500 people from all over the globe.

The exhibition featured works from local artists and cultural organizations, including live African music and dance perfomances as well as a fashion show. The event took place in the Hoover Lounge of Vance Hall on the University of Pennsylvania main campus (@ 38th and Spruce Sts.). The main exhibition room was open to the public from 7:30 to 9:00pm. However, the event continued with addtional live performances in the adjoining room after that time.

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