Monday, September 21, 2009

[Wadabo_updates] 1st Annual West African Cultural Celebration - This Weekend!

1st Annual West African Cultural Celebration
Saturday September 26th 2009
Celebrating the 49th Anniversary of Mali's Independence, the 100 year anniversary of the birth of Kwame Nkrumah from Ghana (a founding father of Africa's independence movements), and the culture of West Africa!

Come check out Music of West Africa, with live bands, djs, and dancing late into the night!

Performances include: 
* The Sabar Group Diery Diery - Senegal
* Mali Drumming Group (Sidy Maiga, Seydou Coulibaly, Bouba Diabate, Moussa Traore, Sory Diabate, & More)
* Alima International with Aicha and Rama Ly 
* New Works/World Traditions from Brown University
* DJ Adam Gibbons 
* DJ Mike Delick

Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. 
When: September 26th, 2009 9pm to 1am 
Where: Le Foyer, 151 Fountain Street, Pawtucket, RI 
For more information, please visit or call 216.502.7940 or 401.359.9707

Buy your tickets at:

Sponsors include:
* Providence Black Repertory Company
* Alliance Francaise de Providence
* Armando & Sons Meat Market
* Gonzalez Law Offices
* Johnson & Wales University
* Chatterton Insurance
* Oasis International

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