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This is how we do it! The Gala...

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So, if you wondered what it was like and you were not there, well, you may never know what it was really like. I guess it is similar to not making it to the original Woodstock festivities. You hear stories. Read after the fact narratives. See documentaries and video clips.  Yet, you will never know the emotional rush. The costumes and swagger; the laughter and spirited conversations; the joyous and festive reactions to the musicians, sisterhood, artwork, poets, writers and Sweet Daddy Beaujolais meshed to create a magical evening that will never be duplicated.
The aaduna Halloween Gala Fundraiser, an annual event but not on Halloween, except for this year, 2019, marked the organization's formal transition from the prior annual theme, "Spirit of the Harlem Renaissance" to other themes that mark celebrations convened by people of the African Diaspora who have settled in distinct regions of the world. aaduna readings will now take on the cloak of colorful, festival dress and…