Saturday, June 18, 2011

WADaBo Update 18 June 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 is still at Feedback always welcome, and help is appreciated! One man does not a community make.
  • 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)

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We send semi-regular emails about upcoming classes, workshops, performances, parties and trips to Africa.


Pape NDiaye Festival :: June 23-26, 2011

Ismael Bangoura and Youssouf Koumbassa at the Portside Percussive Dance Festival in Kittery, ME
  • Things are GOING ON up in Maine. Get up there and check it out. Or get motivated and  book these artists to do something in Boston on their way up there!
For more information or to register please email or call Liz Fowler-Camara   603-969-5264 or Alhassane Camara  603-828-3860 GHANA in the house!
  • The Boston Agbekor Society is hosting regular classes with Nani Agbeli in Somerville. Check it out!


I keep a calendar of musical happenings in and around Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville that I think are interesting. Check it out here

The next Uhuru Afrika party will be July 23 @ AllAsia.

Trip to Mali - July 2011

Still time to sign up for summer 2011 program at Yeredon Center for the Arts

4 weeks in Bamako, Mali, West Africa, hosted by Seydou Coulibaly. If you can't make this year, you can plan your own trip anytime, or go with Seydou in 2012.

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

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