TRIAAC activities continue while artist director on mend

| June 17, 2013

FORT WAYNE—Officials from the Three Rivers Institute of Afrikan Art & Culture, 501 E. Brackenridge St., recently announced that all upcoming event will go as scheduled while Artistic Director Ketu Oladuwa is on the mend.

Brother Oladuwa, was injured in a motorcycle accident June 4, had successful surgery on his broken leg last week, but will be recuperating and undergoing physical therapy for some time. In the interim, Sister Leticia Paige will be handing coordinating duties for the organization.

Among the scheduled upcoming events are:

• 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., June 22—Acoustic SpokenWord Café featuring music by Yehuda XCIX and Atlas Aura with poets Kemit Oladuwa, Shaquielle Coleman and Aric Curry. Admission $5.

• 11 a.m., July 27—Open house.

Additionally, TRIAAC is conducting Afrikan Dancercize classes from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., every Tuesday. The cost is $10 per class.

For more information, call TRIAAC at (260) 969-9442 or email


This article originally appeared in the June 12, 2013 print edition.

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