Mwalandiridwa: Welcome to Malawi! Games and Food of Southern Africa

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Event Date: 
July 30, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Urbana Free Library
Address: 
210 West Green Street, Urbana, IL
Description: 

Explore Urbana's Sister City, Malawi: play a popular win-and-lose stone game, learn a chanting circle game and make yummy treats from Malawi and other countries of Southern Africa.

For children ages 5 and up with their families.

Cosponsored by the Urbana-Zomba Sister Cities Committee, the Center for African Studies, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Public Engagement

Location: The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)

Admission: 
Free Admission
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ELLNORA: Marija Temo

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Event Date: 
September 10, 2011 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Lobby
Address: 
500 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL
Description: 

ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival | Flamenco is seduction, sensuality, and fire entwined in Spanish music and dance. Through her training in both classical music and flamenco, Marija Temo can unspool the full essence of this pulsating art. These dual sensibilities mingle in her explosive yet exacting performances with Oscar Lopez, Antonio Vargas, Manolo Segura, Zac Brown, and ELLNORA alum Frank Vignola. Her formal instruction came at the Peabody Conservatory of Music and from Manuel Barrueco, but her own conceptions for merging classical guitar and flamenco have led her to arrange music, create flamenco workshops, and present inventive youth shows with the Baltimore Symphony. Temo flourishes her hybrid classical-flamenco guitar in a heartfelt expression of UNESCO’s masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity.

Admission: 
Free Admission
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Sri. M.K. Sankaran Namboothiri presented by The Carnatic Music Association of Indianapolis

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Event Date: 
July 10, 2011 - 8:30pm
Venue: 
Monon Community Center
Address: 
1235 Central Park Drive East, Carmel, IN 46032
Description: 

The Carnatic Music Association of Indianapolis presents

Vocal Concert

Sri. M.K. Sankaran Namboothiri

Violin Jayashankar Balan and Mridangam Vasudevan Namboothiri

Admission: 
Contribution: General - $15, Students and CMAI Members – Free

The Indian Music Society of Bloomington-Normal presents Barkha

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Event Date: 
July 9, 2011 - 10:00pm - July 10, 2011 - 12:30am
Address: 
510 East Washington St., Suite 101 (Sanctuary Room) Bloomington IL 61704
Description: 

The Indian Music Society of Bloomington-Normal presents

Barkha
A concert by local artistes (Bloomington-Chicago area).

The artistes will present classical as well as film songs
showing different shades of Malhar.

Admission: 
Ticket Price: $5 / Event free for IMS Members
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West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

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Event Date: 
June 19, 2011 - 11:00pm - June 20, 2011 - 12:30am
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana
Description: 

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: 
$10 for students/$12 for non-students; Or buy in bulk for reduced rates
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West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

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Event Date: 
May 22, 2011 - 11:00pm - May 23, 2011 - 12:30am
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana
Description: 

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: 
$10 for students/$12 for non-students; Or buy in bulk for reduced rates
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West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

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Event Date: 
May 29, 2011 - 11:00pm - May 30, 2011 - 12:30am
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana
Description: 

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: 
$10 for students/$12 for non-students; Or buy in bulk for reduced rates
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West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

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Event Date: 
June 5, 2011 - 11:00pm - June 6, 2011 - 12:30am
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana
Description: 

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: 
$10 for students/$12 for non-students; Or buy in bulk for reduced rates
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West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

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Event Date: 
June 12, 2011 - 11:00pm - June 13, 2011 - 12:30am
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana
Description: 

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: 
$10 for students/$12 for non-students; Or buy in bulk for reduced rates
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West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

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Event Date: 
June 26, 2011 - 11:00pm - June 27, 2011 - 12:30am
Venue: 
Channing-Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 West Oregon, Urbana
Description: 

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: 
$10 for students/$12 for non-students; Or buy in bulk for reduced rates
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