West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

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Event Date: 
April 14, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana, IL
Description: 

West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

About the Classes: Open to beginners through advanced. Offered every Sunday evening.

The classes introduce attendees to dances from Guinea, in particular. Dances from other West African countries are also presented. Yankadi, Macru, Soli, Dundunba, Lamban, Sinte, Triba, Koukou and more are among the dances taught. Live drumming accompanies the class. Class begins with a warm up with live drumming, instruction in particular steps associated with a dance (w/o drums), dancing those steps (drumming), and solo circle (drumming).

What to Bring: Water, wear comfortable dance/workout clothes, and shoes are optional.

About Djibril: Djibril Camara teaches these classes. He is originally from Guinea in West Africa. He has danced professionally for 17 years and was the principal choreographer and dancer with the Ballet du Afrique Noir, touring throughout Africa, Europe and the U.S. He has been introducing various U.S. communities to the joys of African dance for over 5 years. He has lived in Champaign-Urbana for the past 3 years.

Admission: 
$12/students and $15/non-students.
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West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

Event Information
Event Date: 
April 21, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana, IL
Description: 

West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

About the Classes: Open to beginners through advanced. Offered every Sunday evening.

The classes introduce attendees to dances from Guinea, in particular. Dances from other West African countries are also presented. Yankadi, Macru, Soli, Dundunba, Lamban, Sinte, Triba, Koukou and more are among the dances taught. Live drumming accompanies the class. Class begins with a warm up with live drumming, instruction in particular steps associated with a dance (w/o drums), dancing those steps (drumming), and solo circle (drumming).

What to Bring: Water, wear comfortable dance/workout clothes, and shoes are optional.

About Djibril: Djibril Camara teaches these classes. He is originally from Guinea in West Africa. He has danced professionally for 17 years and was the principal choreographer and dancer with the Ballet du Afrique Noir, touring throughout Africa, Europe and the U.S. He has been introducing various U.S. communities to the joys of African dance for over 5 years. He has lived in Champaign-Urbana for the past 3 years.

Admission: 
$12/students and $15/non-students.
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West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

Event Information
Event Date: 
April 28, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana, IL
Description: 

West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

About the Classes: Open to beginners through advanced. Offered every Sunday evening.

The classes introduce attendees to dances from Guinea, in particular. Dances from other West African countries are also presented. Yankadi, Macru, Soli, Dundunba, Lamban, Sinte, Triba, Koukou and more are among the dances taught. Live drumming accompanies the class. Class begins with a warm up with live drumming, instruction in particular steps associated with a dance (w/o drums), dancing those steps (drumming), and solo circle (drumming).

What to Bring: Water, wear comfortable dance/workout clothes, and shoes are optional.

About Djibril: Djibril Camara teaches these classes. He is originally from Guinea in West Africa. He has danced professionally for 17 years and was the principal choreographer and dancer with the Ballet du Afrique Noir, touring throughout Africa, Europe and the U.S. He has been introducing various U.S. communities to the joys of African dance for over 5 years. He has lived in Champaign-Urbana for the past 3 years.

Admission: 
$12/students and $15/non-students.
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West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

Event Information
Event Date: 
May 5, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana, IL
Description: 

West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

About the Classes: Open to beginners through advanced. Offered every Sunday evening.

The classes introduce attendees to dances from Guinea, in particular. Dances from other West African countries are also presented. Yankadi, Macru, Soli, Dundunba, Lamban, Sinte, Triba, Koukou and more are among the dances taught. Live drumming accompanies the class. Class begins with a warm up with live drumming, instruction in particular steps associated with a dance (w/o drums), dancing those steps (drumming), and solo circle (drumming).

What to Bring: Water, wear comfortable dance/workout clothes, and shoes are optional.

About Djibril: Djibril Camara teaches these classes. He is originally from Guinea in West Africa. He has danced professionally for 17 years and was the principal choreographer and dancer with the Ballet du Afrique Noir, touring throughout Africa, Europe and the U.S. He has been introducing various U.S. communities to the joys of African dance for over 5 years. He has lived in Champaign-Urbana for the past 3 years.

Admission: 
$12/students and $15/non-students.
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West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

Event Information
Event Date: 
May 12, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana, IL
Description: 

West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

About the Classes: Open to beginners through advanced. Offered every Sunday evening.

The classes introduce attendees to dances from Guinea, in particular. Dances from other West African countries are also presented. Yankadi, Macru, Soli, Dundunba, Lamban, Sinte, Triba, Koukou and more are among the dances taught. Live drumming accompanies the class. Class begins with a warm up with live drumming, instruction in particular steps associated with a dance (w/o drums), dancing those steps (drumming), and solo circle (drumming).

What to Bring: Water, wear comfortable dance/workout clothes, and shoes are optional.

About Djibril: Djibril Camara teaches these classes. He is originally from Guinea in West Africa. He has danced professionally for 17 years and was the principal choreographer and dancer with the Ballet du Afrique Noir, touring throughout Africa, Europe and the U.S. He has been introducing various U.S. communities to the joys of African dance for over 5 years. He has lived in Champaign-Urbana for the past 3 years.

Admission: 
$12/students and $15/non-students.
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West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

Event Information
Event Date: 
May 19, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana, IL
Description: 

West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

About the Classes: Open to beginners through advanced. Offered every Sunday evening.

The classes introduce attendees to dances from Guinea, in particular. Dances from other West African countries are also presented. Yankadi, Macru, Soli, Dundunba, Lamban, Sinte, Triba, Koukou and more are among the dances taught. Live drumming accompanies the class. Class begins with a warm up with live drumming, instruction in particular steps associated with a dance (w/o drums), dancing those steps (drumming), and solo circle (drumming).

What to Bring: Water, wear comfortable dance/workout clothes, and shoes are optional.

About Djibril: Djibril Camara teaches these classes. He is originally from Guinea in West Africa. He has danced professionally for 17 years and was the principal choreographer and dancer with the Ballet du Afrique Noir, touring throughout Africa, Europe and the U.S. He has been introducing various U.S. communities to the joys of African dance for over 5 years. He has lived in Champaign-Urbana for the past 3 years.

Admission: 
$12/students and $15/non-students.
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West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

Event Information
Event Date: 
May 26, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana, IL
Description: 

West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

About the Classes: Open to beginners through advanced. Offered every Sunday evening.

The classes introduce attendees to dances from Guinea, in particular. Dances from other West African countries are also presented. Yankadi, Macru, Soli, Dundunba, Lamban, Sinte, Triba, Koukou and more are among the dances taught. Live drumming accompanies the class. Class begins with a warm up with live drumming, instruction in particular steps associated with a dance (w/o drums), dancing those steps (drumming), and solo circle (drumming).

What to Bring: Water, wear comfortable dance/workout clothes, and shoes are optional.

About Djibril: Djibril Camara teaches these classes. He is originally from Guinea in West Africa. He has danced professionally for 17 years and was the principal choreographer and dancer with the Ballet du Afrique Noir, touring throughout Africa, Europe and the U.S. He has been introducing various U.S. communities to the joys of African dance for over 5 years. He has lived in Champaign-Urbana for the past 3 years.

Admission: 
$12/students and $15/non-students.
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11th Annual International Capoeira Conference at UIUC

Event Information
Event Date: 
April 11, 2013 (All day) - April 14, 2013 (All day)
Venue: 
various locations
Description: 

11th Annual International Capoeira Conference at UIUC

We are excited to announce the 11th Annual International Capoeira Conference at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, April 11th-14th, 2013, presented by Contra-Mestre Denis of Centro Livre Como Vento Capoeira and Capoeira Club at UIUC. Please join us for a fabulous weekend of celebrating the Brazilian culture. Great Mestres, Contra-Mestres and Capoeira instructors will lead workshops in capoeira, dance, and music. We are hoping that you and your energy will be part of the weekend!

Mestre João Grande (Brasil, New York City,NY)
Mestre Marron(Rio De Janeiro-Brasil)
CM Tatiana (Rio De Janeiro-Brasil)
CM Beto (Chicago-IL)

Event Schedule

Thursday, April 11th
Centro Livre Como Vento
7:00-9:30pm Capoeira workshop/Roda

Friday, April 12th
Krannert Performing Art Center DRK
5:30-6:00pm Registration
6:00-8:30pm Capoeira Workshop
8:30-10:00pm- Capoeira Roda

Saturday, April 13th
Krannert Performing Art Center DRK
10:00am–12:00pm Capoeira Workshop

Illini Union Quad
1:00pm - 2:00pm Roda

The Red Herring Vegetarian Restaurant
2:00pm - 4:00pm Lunch

Krannert Performing Art Center DRK
4:00pm - 5:00pm Afro Dance Class
5:00pm - 7:00pm Capoeira Workshop
8:00pm - 9:00pm Roda/Cultural Performance

Centro de Capoeira Livre Como Vento
10:00pm Dinner & Gathering

Sunday, April 14th
Centro Livre Como Vento
10:00-11:00am kids class
11:00-1:00pm Capoeira workshop
1:00pm-2:00pm Break
2:00-5:00pm Capoeira Roda

Livre Como Vento Capoeira Center
http://www.lcvcapoeira.com/

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Concert in the Park featuring UI Steel Drum Band and I-Pan

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Event Date: 
July 13, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Venue: 
Kolb Park
Address: 
Corner of South Elm and West Sherman Street, St. Joseph, Illinois
Description: 

Come experience music from around the world right in your own backyard. The St. Joseph Parks and Recreation Program will be hosting an outdoor concert at Kolb Park July 13th from 7-8:30pm featuring UI Steel Drum Band and I-Pan.

Admission: 
free admission

Winter Culture Camp at Centro De Capoeira Livre Como Vento

Event Information
Event Date: 
January 3, 2013 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Centro De Capoeira Livre Como Vento
Address: 
221 South Locust, Champaign, IL
Description: 

Holidays over? No worries! Continue the Winter Break fun at the LCV Capoeira Center's Winter Culture Camp!!!

For three "school days out" we are holding a full-day camp that will offer capoeria, Spanish, music and art. Learn and experience other cultures. Dependent on weather, some walking field trips to the park and the IDEA Store will round our days.

We are excited to offer a promotional rate for our Winter Cultural Camp!

The camp is open to ages 5-10 yrs. Bring a sack lunch and an eager-for-fun attitude.

Days: Jan 2-4th, 2013
Fees: $75.00 for 3 days
$35 per day
Hours: 8am-5pm

Register by emailing us at camplcv@gmail.com by Dec 26th

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