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Hearts & Soles Afrikan Drumming & Dance Workshop

Event Category:
Classes
Start Date:
April 01, 2017
End Date:
April 01, 2017
Location:
Alexandria Museum of Art
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Register online here.

In this free, high-energy workshop, participants will receive group and individual instruction in hand placement and basic rhythm patterns on the Afrikan djembe drum as well as basic Afrikan dance steps and sequences. Led by Bamboula 2000 founder Baba Luther Gray and Mama Jamilah Peters-Muhammed. Women and men, girls and boys of every age are encouraged to attend. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Everyone can enjoy at their own level!
 
SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS WORKSHOP. PREREGISTRATION IS ENCOURAGED. A number of drums will be provided, however, participants who have their own drums are encouraged to bring them to enable us to accommodate more participants. Please register here: https://2017s-heartsandsolesdrumminganddance.eventbrite.com/
 
About Bamboula 2000
Bamboula 2000 is deeply rooted in the soul of Congo Square in New Orleans. This exciting music and dance experience formed 20 years ago in 1994 has become beloved in New Orleans and beyond. Bamboula 2000’s music is influenced by New Orleans, the Caribbean and Africa. The group has won the prestigious Big Easy Award for Best World Music group three times and has been nominated 8 times. In addition, Bamboula 2000 reaches thousands of children annually through their Imagination Tour dance and drum workshops.

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