Midwest Mandeng

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Event Date: 
October 7, 2016 (All day) - October 9, 2016 (All day)
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts - DRK
500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana

The 2016 African Drum and Dance Festival: Midwest Mandeng

Oct. 7-9, 2016

Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana

DRK on the Production Level of the Facility

Highlights include:

16 dance and drum workshops with 8 master teachers over 3 days. Details found at:

Friday, Oct. 7th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Free Drum Demonstration with Bolokada Conde at the International and Area Studies Library (1408 W. Gregory Dr., Rm. 321, Urbana)

Friday, Oct. 7th from 4:30- 5:15 pm
Free Drum and Dance Demonstration at the Urbana Free Library (210 W. Green St., Urbana) -- For kids and families

Saturday, October 8th from 9- 11 pm.

A Drum and Dance Party! At Pizza M (208 W. Main St. Urbana)

Thanks to our many sponsors and supporters:

Urbana Public Arts Program

City of Urbana

Common Ground Food Co-Operative, Urbana

C-U Folk and Roots Festival, Urbana
H20 Salon, Urbana
Maize Mexican Grill, Champaign

Manolo's Pizza and Empanadas, Urbana

The Urbana Free Library, Urbana

Urbana Business Association, Urbana

University of Illinois, Urbana

Center for African Studies
Center for Global Studies
Department of Dance
Krannert Art Museum
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Robert E. Brown Center for World Music
School of Music
University Library

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