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What to do this week: Video game tournament, trivia night and more

Washington Square News 27 Mar 2023
A Musical Exploration of the Griot and Pan-African Traditions.” The event is free and open to the public ... Dance the night away at a Soca music dance class ... Groove to the beat of Soca music, an upbeat musical genre with African and East Indian influences, at a dance class hosted by the Caribbean Students Association.

Oz Arts presents the Yeli Ensemble April 14 and 15

Nashville Pride 17 Mar 2023
Contemporary arts center OZ Arts Nashville will host world-class percussion and dance group the Yeli Ensemble, who will take the stage alongside multiple local artists for the premiere of a new theater, dance, and music collaboration in OZ’s expansive warehouse on April 14 and 15.

Helping Hands

News & Record 10 Mar 2023
Dance Project’s goal is to make high-quality dance accessible to as many people as possible through classes, community programs, workshops and scholarships. The event showcases local dance artists, features ... Enjoy everything from West African dance, to K-Pop, to Brazilian Samba.

Richland Academy of the Arts features new African Drumming and Dancing instructor

Richland Source 27 Feb 2023
MANSFIELD -- Richland Academy of the Arts welcomes African Drumming and Dancing instructor Sogbety Diomande! Sogbety was born in the village of Toufinga, a small farming community located in the Northwest region of the Ivory Coast ... Sogbety will be instructing West African Drumming ...

POOLE: Read-in presents Black children with path to follow

The Sharon Herald 25 Feb 2023
A new generation of children heard Collins’ story Wednesday during the African-American Read-in at Farrell Area Elementary School. Participants read Michelle Meadows’ book “Brave Ballerina,” a children’s book treatment of Collins pioneering role in American dance, to students in the pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes.

GENEVA IN 1898: Masquerades, balls, and hops

Finger Lakes Times 18 Feb 2023
Professor Herman Latta offered dance classes and held balls in rooms in the Irving Building ... It may be that the drunken louts who crashed Latta’s dances felt justified in persecuting Latta because of his willingness to offer dance classes to African Americans.

Performer shares culture, tradition with Americans through African dance

WPTV 09 Feb 2023
"African dance, it's something very important," said Doumbia. The two teach African dance and drumming classes at the Hannah Kahn Dance Company ... She says she sought out African dance because it's in her blood ... Welcome to African dance," said Sako. While learning African dance as a ...

College of Charleston celebrates Black History Month with series of events

The Post and Courier 09 Feb 2023
From lectures to dance classes to ... African Dance Class ... Come join the College of Charleston Office of Multicultural Student Programs and Services for an evening of traditional African dance through a class taught by adjunct health and human performance faculty member, Linda Harvey.

Honoring Black History Month in Charleston with kids

The Post and Courier 09 Feb 2023
Small brick cabins were former slave quarters at Boone Hall Plantation ... Catherine Kohn/Staff. There are plenty of opportunities for families to celebrate Black history in Charleston this month, from the College of Charleston’s event series, including a fun African Dance class led by faculty member Linda Harvey on Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 5-7 p.m ... .

Celebrate Black History Month in Crested Butte

Crested Butte News 08 Feb 2023
From inspirational West African dance performances and classes, powerful and educational film screenings, to a new community Mardi Gras event, Black History Month is full of exciting ways for folks to celebrate and advocate for inclusion and equity in the Gunnison Valley.

Community Calendar Thursday, February 9–Wednesday, February 15

Crested Butte News 08 Feb 2023
The Kissidugu Foundation presents “Mind, Body and Spirit,” a West African Theater Show at the Center for the Arts ... • African dance classes & activities throughout the day, ... • African dance classes & activities throughout the day

Book series focuses on social issues facing young adults of different backgrounds

Albuquerque Journal 05 Feb 2023
She enjoys some of the poets she's reading in English, she's excited about her dance class, she's the star player on the school volleyball team, she likes spending time with her girlfriends, she's scoping out a cute boy ... instructor in a weekend class at a private dance studio.

LAC awards upstArt grants to nonprofits

Lincoln Journal Star 04 Feb 2023
The decisions to watch as Nebraska wraps up its 2023 recruiting class York man accused of ... Midwest African Museum of Art, for promoting African culture in schools and community centers throughout Lincoln with culture-focused classes on African Drums, dance, music and storytelling.

Community Calendar Thursday, February 2–Wednesday, February 8

Crested Butte News 02 Feb 2023
CB Center for the Arts.. • Kinder Padon Gallery. Sarah Schmidt’s “What Comes After” gallery show (runs thru February 3). THURSDAY 2. • 7.30 a.m. Open AA meeting ... • 4-5.30 p.m. St ... • 5-6 p.m ... • 6.30 p.m ... • African dance classes & activities throughout the day ... • African dance classes & activities throughout the day ... .

Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival to return to Kalamazoo

Michigan Live 30 Jan 2023
KALAMAZOO, MI — A Kalamazoo modern dance company, Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers, will again host the annual Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival, better known as RAD Fest ... Master classes and workshops include contemporary, modern, physical theater and West African classes taught by RAD Fest artists and other prestigious dance educators.

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