[#DANCE #FILM #MUSIC #PARTY #BAZAAR] #DanceAfrica 2013 at @BAM_Brooklyn
May 24-27, 2013
Brooklyn Academy of Music, located at 30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY
Visit the Dance Africa 2013 program schedule for details on events, dates and times
Created by Chuck Davis in 1977, DanceAfrica—the nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance—brings together dance, music, film, and an array of community events for an exhilarating celebration of culture from Africa and its diaspora.
DANCE | Friday, May 24 - Monday, May 27
The nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance welcomes Umkhathi Theatre Works from Zimbabwe, plus many more, for an exhilarating celebration of culture from Africa and its diaspora. Visit http://bit.ly/16Pi45g for more details.
MUSIC | Friday, May 24 | FREE
Having collaborated with the likes of Nina Simone, Harry Belafonte, and Afrika Bambaataa, kora virtuoso Abdou Mboup marries jazz with traditional Senegalese dance music. Visit http://bit.ly/10MK54Y for more details.
PARTY | Saturday, May 25 | FREE
Creator of the groundbreaking TV show Video Music Box, pioneering hip-hop tastemaker Ralph McDaniels lays down old-school hip-hop beats all night long. Visit http://bit.ly/12vOqMj for more details.
FILM | Friday, May 24 - Monday, May 27
Discover the best new films from Kenya, Egypt, Sudan, South Africa, and beyond in this cinematic companion to DanceAfrica. Visit http://bit.ly/18ji0bL for more details.
BAZAAR | Saturday, May 25 - Monday, May 27 | FREE
Over 300 vendors from around the world converge on the streets surrounding BAM offering African, Caribbean, and African-American food, crafts, and fashion. Visit http://bit.ly/Z0S41T for more details.
EDUCATION | Monday, May 27
Members of the DanceAfrica 2013 visiting company Umkhathi Theatre Works (Zimbabwe) and Chuck Davis lead two workshops on dance and music. Visit http://bit.ly/16Pi45g for more details.