Kwanzaa Celebrations in Richmond 

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10th annual Capital City Kwanzaa Festival features Dr. Ishakamusa Barashango as its keynote speaker, and presents the Elegba Folklore Society, along with dance groups, music, workshops, massages, and an African market at the Arthur Ashe Jr. Athletic Center on Dec. 26. Free to the public, donations accepted. For information call 644-3900.

The Ezibu Muntu African Dance and Cultural Foundation presents a celebration at the Richmond Centre on Dec. 18 with dance troupes from Washington, D.C., Senegal, Africa, the Richmond City Dance Troupe, and the Ezibu Muntu African Dance Troupe in addition to a market and workshops. Free to the public, donations accepted. For information call 225-9209.

Kabila Productions and the North Richmond Family YMCA present "Kwanzaa 1999," Dec. 11, a celebration featuring the Latin Ballet Company of Richmond, Drums No Guns, The Richmond Boy's Choir, The Richmond City Dance Troupe, and the Jazz Actors Theatre, along with workshops and presentations. Free to the public, donations accepted. For information call

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