Wednesday, February 24, 2010

[Wadabo_updates] AFRICA FOR HAITI (Event @ Brown University)

Brown University Department of Theatre Arts & Performance Studies presents:

Award-winning Troupe Komee Josee from Mali, West Africa performs for Haiti Relief

Seydou Coulibaly, Djoun-Djoun & Dance
Issa Coulibaly, Djembe
Moussa Traore, Djembe
Sidy Maiga, Djembe
and Balla Tounkara, Kora & Song

with a guest appearance by Brown's New Works / World Traditions dance company

Saturday, March 6th @ 8:30pm
Brown University Sayles Hall (on the Main Green)
Providence, Rhode Island

Tickets are $15 ($10 Brown ID) at the Door
All Proceeds go to Haiti Relief grassroots organizations pinpointed by the Brown/RISD Haitian Students Association

co-sponsored by the Brown University Haiti Fund, Brown Office of International Affairs, Brown International Organization (BRIO) and the Brown Creative Arts Council.


*This event is part of Brown's African Performance Weekend 2010, celebrating the power of performance to enact social change.  Film screenings, panel discussions, performances, and workshops (including dance with Seydou Coulibaly, djembe & djoun-djoun classes with Issa Coulibaly, Moussa Traore, and Sidy Maiga, Haitian dance with Jean Appolon, Hip Hop with MTV Award nominated NY Choreographer Buddha Stretch, and much more).  For a full list of events and information, check here:

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