Guest Artists Returning to Maine in May

3 Special guest artists from Guinea return to Maine for
MINI GUINEA FEST in Kittery

Join us May 21st at the Kittery Dance Hall for an exciting day of workshops and an evening performance

Jeh Kulu Artists

These fantastic artists from Jeh Kulu Dance & Drum Theatre are great about making West African dance & drum accessible to all people. Join the fun! 

Saturday, May 21

12:00 to 1:30 pm
Drum class with Ismael Bangoura

1:45 to 3:15 pm
Dundun dance class with Seny Daffe (*videos of dundun dance below)

3:30 to 5:00 pm
Dance class with Sidiki Sylla
(Accompanied by Ismael, Seny, and Namory Keita)

No experience necessary for any of the classes.
$15 per class in advance or $17 at the door

7:00pm
West African Drum & Dance Performance with Guinean artists: Namory KeitaIsmael Lafori BangouraSeny DaffeSidiki SyllaSayon Camara, and other special guests!

Portland’s New Moon Ensemble, led by Marita Kennedy-Castro and Namory Keita and Seacoast West African Dance & Drum, led by Liz Fowler and Namory Keita will open up the show.

Performance tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door.
(Kids 10 and under are free!)

Register for workshops or buy tickets for the performance in advance:
http://m.bpt.me/event/2539581
More info:
https://seacoastwestafricandanceanddrum.com/2016/04/17/mini-guinea-fest-in-kittery/
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/487503218122456/

*

Thanks to all who came to the Dundun Dance Workshops
with Marita and Namory ~

We had such a great time with all of you!

Here are a few fun moments:

For info on weekly Dance & Drum Classes with Marita & Namory
in Portland, Maine click HERE

Drop in any time! Join us on Tuesdays in May to dance Gumbé, from the Tuba people of Guinea, and on Thursdays to dance Kassa from the Malinke people.

See you on the dance floor! 

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jennifer Davidson
    Jun 09, 2016 @ 22:36:40

    Hi Marita-

    Here are some videos from last week!

    Aloha,

    Jenny

    On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 1:47 PM, embody the rhythm wrote:

    > danceswithfire posted: “3 Special guest artists from Guinea return to > Maine for MINI GUINEA FEST in Kittery Join us May 21st at the Kittery Dance > Hall for an exciting day of workshops and an evening performance These > fantastic artists from Jeh Kulu Dance & Drum Theatre are ” >

    Reply

    • danceswithfire
      Jun 11, 2016 @ 23:51:37

      Hi Jennifer! Thank you so much for sending these. For some reason they will not come through when sent as a comment on my website. Would you be so kind as to re-send to my email address? I will give you the address in class. I am so grateful for your time!

      Reply

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