Press

Book Signing

June 2, 2018 Sacramento Black Book Festival — 2018 Theme: “Creating a Legacy”

Sacramento Book Fair

What Makes That Black - 3D_preview

Author Book Talk at 1:30 in the WCIC Board Room

Book Fair Program – Map is on page 7

Sunday, March 4, 2018 Participant in Panel Discussion: Hosted by Halifu Osumare

March 3-4, 2018 Black Choreographer’s Festival: Here and Now—Next Wave, Laney College

Workshops / Lectures

April 11, 2018 • CCSF 50 Phelan, SF • Lecture: “Opening Up American Art: The African American Aesthetic”

August 3-5, 2018 Dance Educator’s Coalition of Minnesota

Luana Workshop in St Paul, Mn

Feb 16, 2017 (4-5:30p) – Luana at San Francisco State University:

“Blackness and the Arts of America: Highlighting the African American Aesthetic in American Expressive Arts”

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‘What Makes That Black’
For nearly three decades Luana has been performing as a dancer across the nation. A highly regarded professor of dance and culture, Luana has authored a new book “What Makes That Black ?”. It’s a message that opening our eyes, minds, and hearts to all cultures in America would deeply enrich our lives and society.