Sunday, May 06, 2007

[Wadabo_updates] African Performances THIS Weekend - 5/12 & 5/13

Dear African Dance & Drum Community,
There are two fantastic shows this weekend

5/12 Guinea Benefit Concert in Arlington

5/13 Troupe Baden'ya Concert (Music & Dance from Mali) at the Dance Complex

Mark your calendars...

5/12 Come one, come ALL! Hear the beat of our drums...

Alan Tauber and Here Makono - The Performance Troupe of The DrumConnection
present an evening of West African merriment for a good cause, The Guinea Fund.

Guinea Benefit Concert
Guinea - Yesterday and Today,
an interactive presentation

Saturday, May 12, 2007
7PM - 10PM
Arlington Center for the Arts Auditorium
41 Foster Street
Arlington, MA 02474

$15 admission
Cash Bar
African and other food served.

Come out, dance and sing and see this wonderful presentation on the people,
economy and conditions of Guinea. Please bid at the silent auction and make
a difference in the lives of many people in Africa.

Want to donate a service or item for the auction? Want to volunteer to help
make this event even more special 'cause YOU'RE a part of it, please let us
know. Email is best. We need your help. Many volunteer positions waiting for
you. Hope to see all of you there!

For more info:
5/13 7pm - Troupe Baden'ya presents

A Mothers Day Celebration
of Dance & Music From Mali

Join Troupe Baden'ya for a Mother's Day Celebration - Sunday, May 13th at 7pm at The Dance Complex. Featuring a dynamic program of traditional dance & drumming, guitar & song, and music on traditional instruments, all from Mali, West Africa.

Featured guest artists include: Seydou Coulibaly, Sidi Mohamed "Joh" Camara, Issa Coulibaly, Sori Diabate, Boubcar Diabate, Sidy Maiga, Fatou Keita, and many other special guests from New England & New York City.

Tickets are $15/ $10 for mothers & children. For more information call 617.388.0413.
The Dance Complex is located at 536 Massachusetts Ave, Central Sq. Cambridge
Please visit for directions

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous8:09 AM

    Hello this is regarding the dance and benefit concert you have for Mali and Guinea
    I manage a website about Mali and Guinea and other countries and my website is visited by hundreds on a daily basis who are concerned about what is happening in Mali
    when you go on my website now you will see that we are advertising a benefit concert for the Magassa and Soumare Family who lost 10 children on the Bronx fire two months ago
    IF you are interested we can also advertise your concert on our page for our audience can beinformed
    please check out a few of our pages
    please email us at
    if you are interested or just let if you would like to mention the two concerts
    or if you are not the organiser just forward it to them