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50th Annual Bal Africain

Danny GloverThe Detroit Institute of Arts held its 50th Annual Bal Africain June 15. The event celebrates the cultural heritage of the African diaspora and is a fundraiser for the Friends of African and African American Art — supporting Black artists. This year’s theme was “The Whole World is a Stage … The Art of Performance.” Danny Glover attended, and the event featured a special performance by dancer Carmen De Lavallade. Above: Event Chair Gail Ross, Danny Glover and Sharon Madison Polk. CARLA JONES/DIA PHOTO

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