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Celebrate African American History Month at Shakti with an evening of deep and funky traditional rhythms and dance led by Yewande Kelley-Johnson & friends

When: Friday, February 28, 7:45-9pm
Cost: $20 in advance, $25 day of workshop
Register: call 973-763-2288 or pay online 
Questions: contact Yewande or visit www.iwalewadance.com or www.africanglobalarts.com

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SAP BHM 2014 Logo

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A ribbon-cutting and celebration was held January 11 at 1859-61 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ to commemorate the dedication of the building, newly christened “The Maplewood Health and Wellness Building.” Building owner Harold Bobrow chose the new name to celebrate his tenants, all of whom operate businesses related to health and wellness: The HLS Juice Bar & Grill, Shakti Yoga & Living Arts, The Gym on Springfield, the Lee Gar Lun Ving Tsun martial arts school, and Liberty Medical Services.…

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