In the wings: Kuumba Fest returns to San Diego Rep

For the 26th year, Kuumba Fest — the annual celebration of African-American theater, dance and much more — returns to San Diego Rep.

The theme of this year’s edition, which begins today: “Black 2 Position.”

The happenings kick off this afternoon with an Afro-Tourism Summit, plus a screening of the film “When We Could Fly” and other welcoming events.

The fest’s four-day run also will take in a “Claiming Position” dance showcase and a performance of the play “Organics: The Making of a Woman,” among many other offerings.

Check out the full schedule on the fest’s website.

‘San Diego Kuumba Fest’

When: Today through Sunday.

Where: Lyceum Theatres, 79 Horton Plaza, downtown.

Tickets: Free to $20 (depending on event).

Phone: (619) 544-1000

Online: kuumbafest.com or lyceumevents.org.

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