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Urban Bush Women to perform in 30th anniversary celebration

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The Urban Bush Women will perform Aug. 23-24 in the Fine Arts Theatre. Photo by Rick McCullough

The UGA Performing Arts Center will present Urban Bush Women Jan. 23-24 at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre. Urban Bush Women is celebrating its 30th anniversary as one of the premier dance companies in the U.S. exploring the African-American experience.

Tickets for the performances are $40-$45 and are discounted for UGA students. Tickets can be purchased at the UGA Performing Arts Center box office, online at or by calling 706-542-4400.

UBW was founded in 1984 by dancer and choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar as a performance ensemble dedicated to using cultural expression as a catalyst for social change. The company presents bold and innovative works that weave contemporary dance, music and text with the history, culture and spiritual traditions of the African diaspora.