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Badenya Baro! Pre-Kwanzaa Party

December 10 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

| $10

A Celebration of West African Culture, Music, Dance Poetry, and Food!

 

 

If you weren’t able to experience Badenya Baro last year, we invite you to this year’s pre-Kwanzaa celebration!

“Baro” is a an occasion for music and conversation (stories, poetry, songs) in the Mandeng community. What are the main components for a successful Baro?

FOOD, MUSIC, AND DANCING!

Meet with and talk to the talented artists joining us and enjoy West African food at this unforgettable event. In addition to food, music, poetry, and dancing, host Kewulay Kamara will be showing a newly-created multi-media performance.

Participating Artists
Pupa Bajah – rapp
Ibrahim “ Kolipe” Camara -djimbe drum
Abdoulaye Diabate – voice & guitar
Aminata Diabate – food
Exile Dynamic – hip hop
Kevin Nathaniel Hylton – mbira
Rashida Ibrahim -poetry
Ebrima Jassey – bala(fon)
Kewulay Kamara – story
Kotchegna Mask Dance
Yelka Kamara – food
Rene McLean – horns
Sahr Nguajah -voice
Lil Phillips – voice
Sunkari Suso  — food
Salieu Suso – kora
Sponsored by
NYSCA, NEH, and The Melissa and Ritchie Post Foundation

Details

Date:
December 10
Time:
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost:
$10
Website:
http://www.citylore.org

Organizer

City Lore
Phone:
212-529-1955
Email:
Website:
http://citylore.org

Venue

City Lore Gallery
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Phone:
212-529-1955 x18
Website:
citylore.org

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