Tuesday, March 15, 2011

WADaBo Update 15 March 2011!

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As you've hopefully seen, we're making moves.New mailing list provider, new website. Same great classes, workshops, performances and parties.This week, may I draw your attention to the Discussion/Forum section of the new website? Check out the updates, join the conversation about:

Again, if you'd like to help maintain the site, drop a line. It's easy. New site still at http://wadabo.drupalgardens.com/ although migration to the home domain should be complete tomorrow. Feedback always welcome!
  • Mailing List: You can adjust your preferences and info in MailChimp for emails coming to you. You can get HTML emails (and we can send HTML emails, not just plaintext)
Again, a HUGE THANK YOU to Robert D. for hosting our website & mailing list for so long.

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We send weekly emails (on Tuesdays) about upcoming classes, workshops, performances, parties and trips to Africa.


Harvard University Committee on African Studies presents: African DANCE DIASPORA: A Symposium on Embodied Knowledge :: March 25-27, 2011

  • 3 days of discussion, dance workshops, and a special (free!) Uhuru Afrika party. Some names :: Ron Brown, Lacina Coulibaly, Balla Kouyate. Interested? For more info, check out http://www.africainmotion.com/
  • All events Free and open to the public. Registration for dance workshops is required. Please contact Sharon Kivenko at: skivenko@fas.harvard.edu to register for classes. 
Ismael Bangoura, Mariama Camara and Youssouf Koumbassa come to Maine! Saturday, April 2nd at the Dance Hall in Kittery, ME
  • 1:30 to 3:00 pm :: Drum class with Ismael Bangoura
  • 3:15 to 4:45 pm :: Dundun dance class with Mariama Camara (Please bring your own dundun.)
  • 5:00 to 6:30 pm :: Dance class with Youssouf Koumbassa
$15.00 per class or $40.00 for all three. For more information or to register please email fowler.camara@gmail.com or call Liz Fowler-Camara   603-969-5264 or Alhassane Camara  603-828-3860


“African Rhythms” :  Build a School in Africa's 10th Annual Benefit Shows

  • Saturday, March 26th, 7:30 P.M.  Cronin Auditorium, Bromfield School, Rte. 111, Harvard, MA
  • Sunday, March 27th, 5:00 P.M. Matinee,  King Open School, 850 Cambridge St. Cambridge MA
Harvard University Symposium, March 25-27

Trip to Mali - July 2011

Sign up now for our summer 2011 program at Yeredon Center for the Arts

4 weeks in Bamako, Mali, West Africa, hosted by Seydou Coulibaly

Daily classes in dance, drumming, music, language, culture + more :: Study with some of Mali's finest artists and scholars, learning first-hand the artistic and cultural traditions of Mali & West Africa

Engage with the culture at local ceremonies, cultural events, markets, Bamako sites and nightlife, and travel to traditional villages and historical landmarks

Develop research & service projects :: Work with local organizations to activate projects in the community and research initiatives that culminate your time in Mali

For more info email info@yeredonmali.org

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