Maison Noire Américaine + The Brian Scott Bagley Company + Little Africa have partnered to host JOSÉPHINE EN ROSE, a champagne cocktail celebration on November 30, 2021, in honor of Ms. Baker’s induction into the Pantheon in Paris, France.
Baker will be the first Black woman and one of the very few foreign-born figures with a plaque at the monument, recognized alongside other French national icons such as Marie Curie, Victor Hugo, Jean Jacques Rousseau, and Simone Veil.
Join us at the historic CASINO DE PARIS where Mme. Baker performed throughout her career for an incredible evening of Baker-inspired cocktails and amuses bouches courtesy of Cordon Bleu-trained CHEF DWAYNE WHITE as well as an illustrious group of speakers and performers as we commemorate this historically significant event in veneration of JOSÉPHINE BAKER, the amazing mother, civil rights activist, French Resistance spy, entertainer, and global icon whose life has inspired generations around the world.
GUEST SPEAKERS/PERFORMERS INCLUDE: Ellen Wright-Hervé, granddaughter of the legendary Harlem Renaissance author Richard Wright; Ricki Stevenson of the award-winning Black Paris Tours; American television producer and screenwriter Felicia D. Henderson of well-known shows, “Moesha”, “Sister, Sister”, “Soul Food”, and “Fringe”; Nicolle Rochelle, of Jérôme Savary’s “Searching for Josephine/A la Recherche de Joséphine”; Paris-based creator/songstress Crystal Petit-Knight of Ben l’Oncle Soul; Filmmaker and
Event Dates23 November 2021, 19 h 00 min-30 November 2021, 22 h 00 min
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