Tuesday, February 06, 2007

[Wadabo_updates] Show & workshop w/ Amazones, women percussionists from Guinea

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Please see the information below to take advantage of the visit to Brandeis University
by the Amazones ,
a women's drumming ensemble
from Guinea, West Africa

March 1-3, 2007. 

The ensemble will engage with the public through many activities,
from 5:30 to 7:00pm on March 2.

Their stay concludes with a concert at Brandeis at 8pm on Saturday, March 3.
Amazones, Women Master Drummers From Guinea, come to Brandeis University for the only New England stop on their US tour on March 3 at 8 pm. The West African group's dancing and drumming has been called "a heavenly outpouring of throbbing jubilation, forceful uplifting beats and pounding enthusiasm" by Maximum Ink Music Magazine. Tickets are $20 general, $10 students and seniors, with discounts for groups and children. A lecture by Lansine Kaba, Brandeis professor of African American studies, precedes the concert at 7 pm. For tickets, go to www.brandeis.edu or call 781-736-3400.  For more information about the concert, go to www.brandeis.edu/MusicUnitesUS/residency. 
Leigh Swigart, Ph.D., Director of Programs in International Justice and Society
International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life, Brandeis University
Waltham MA 02454 USA Tel: 781-736-2694 Fax: 781-736-8561 www.brandeis.edu/ethics

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