West African Dance Classes with Djibril Camara

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Event Date: 
August 12, 2012 - 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: 
$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: 
August 19, 2012 - 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: 
$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: 
August 26, 2012 - 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: 
$10 for students/$12 for non-students; Or buy in bulk for reduced rates
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Duo Franco - Cancel

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Event Date: 
May 26, 2012 - 6:30pm
Venue: 
University Place Christian Church
Address: 
403 S. Wright Street, Champaign, IL
Description: 

Duo Franco - Cancel
voice and guitar duo recital
featuring music from Spain, Puerto Rico, Brazil, and Mexico

Admission: 
Free Admission

Music and Dance - Gypsy, Jazz, Tango

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Event Date: 
May 18, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Venue: 
Buvons Wine Bar (Corkscrew Wine Emporium)
Address: 
203 N. Vine Street, Urbana
Description: 

Chris Reyman - accordion, George Turner - guitar, Sandra Paola Lopez - dance. Gypsy, Jazz, Tango - and whatever else comes up

"Those who teach, can..." Opening Reception

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Event Date: 
May 11, 2012 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: 
Indi Go Artist Co-Op
Address: 
9 E. University Ave. Champaign, IL 61820
Description: 

"Those who teach, can..." Opening Reception

Reception: Friday May 11 6-9pm With live music by Los Guapos.

Champaign Unit 4 Artists/Teachers are displaying their artwork in this annual district-wide exhibition of personal art work at Indi Go Gallery from May 11 through May 20. The opening reception will take place on May 11, from 6-9pm.

A group of accomplished art teachers set out to dispel a common myth about the artistic abilities of art teachers with their show “Those Who Teach, Can.” The artwork is from 17 artists/teachers using a variety of media including photography, painting, sculpture, graphic design, and mixed media. These artists/teachers prove that they CAN with their creative, inspirational, and thoughtful works of art.

Friday, May 11th- 4-7pm
Saturday, May 12th- 4-7pm
Sunday, May 13th, 4-7pm
Monday, May 14th 4-7pm
Tuesday, May 15th, 4-7pm
Wednesday, May 16th 4-7pm
Friday May 18th 4-7pm
Saturday May 19th 4-7pm

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2012 CULTURAL SUMMER CAMP AT CENTRO DE CAPOEIRA LIVRE COMO VENTO

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Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sat Aug 11 2012 .
August 6, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
August 7, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
August 8, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
August 9, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
August 10, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Centro de Capoeira Livre Como Vento
Address: 
221 South Locust, Champaign
Description: 

GIVE YOUR KIDS THE CHANCE TO EXPLORE THE WORLD FROM RIGHT HERE AT HOME!

Join us at the Centro de Capoeira Livre Como Vento (Free Like the Wind Capoeira Center) in Champaign for an experience in all things Latin America. Each day kids will get a chance to enjoy interactive Spanish lessons, create arts and crafts from different countries, learn about Latin American culture, and get moving with capoeira—a Brazilian martial-arts dance form.

The camp will also include walking field trips to the I.D.E.A. store where students can select materials for one of our projects, lunch at the Fiesta Cafe, as well as sack lunches in the park weather permitting. The camp is offered throughout the summer in three one-week, half-day sessions.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Aisha Chiaramonte, Instructor
at 217-721-0887 or email centrolcvcapoeira@gmail.com

AGES: 5-10 (max 15 kids)
TIME: 8:30am-1:00pm
• SESSION 1: June 17th-23rd
• SESSION 2: July 9th-13th
• SESSION 3: August 6th-10th
FEE: $125 per week

Admission: 
$125 per week
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2012 CULTURAL SUMMER CAMP AT CENTRO DE CAPOEIRA LIVRE COMO VENTO

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Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sat Jul 14 2012 .
July 9, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
July 10, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
July 11, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
July 12, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
July 13, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Centro de Capoeira Livre Como Vento
Address: 
221 South Locust, Champaign
Description: 

GIVE YOUR KIDS THE CHANCE TO EXPLORE THE WORLD FROM RIGHT HERE AT HOME!

Join us at the Centro de Capoeira Livre Como Vento (Free Like the Wind Capoeira Center) in Champaign for an experience in all things Latin America. Each day kids will get a chance to enjoy interactive Spanish lessons, create arts and crafts from different countries, learn about Latin American culture, and get moving with capoeira—a Brazilian martial-arts dance form.

The camp will also include walking field trips to the I.D.E.A. store where students can select materials for one of our projects, lunch at the Fiesta Cafe, as well as sack lunches in the park weather permitting. The camp is offered throughout the summer in three one-week, half-day sessions.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Aisha Chiaramonte, Instructor
at 217-721-0887 or email centrolcvcapoeira@gmail.com

AGES: 5-10 (max 15 kids)
TIME: 8:30am-1:00pm
• SESSION 1: June 17th-23rd
• SESSION 2: July 9th-13th
• SESSION 3: August 6th-10th
FEE: $125 per week

Admission: 
$125 per week
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2012 CULTURAL SUMMER CAMP AT CENTRO DE CAPOEIRA LIVRE COMO VENTO

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Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Fri Jun 22 2012 .
June 18, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
June 19, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
June 20, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
June 21, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
June 22, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Centro de Capoeira Livre Como Vento
Address: 
221 South Locust, Champaign
Description: 

GIVE YOUR KIDS THE CHANCE TO EXPLORE THE WORLD FROM RIGHT HERE AT HOME!

Join us at the Centro de Capoeira Livre Como Vento (Free Like the Wind Capoeira Center) in Champaign for an experience in all things Latin America. Each day kids will get a chance to enjoy interactive Spanish lessons, create arts and crafts from different countries, learn about Latin American culture, and get moving with capoeira—a Brazilian martial-arts dance form.

The camp will also include walking field trips to the I.D.E.A. store where students can select materials for one of our projects, lunch at the Fiesta Cafe, as well as sack lunches in the park weather permitting. The camp is offered throughout the summer in three one-week, half-day sessions.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Aisha Chiaramonte, Instructor
at 217-721-0887 or email centrolcvcapoeira@gmail.com

AGES: 5-10 (max 15 kids)
TIME: 8:30am-1:00pm
• SESSION 1: June 17th-23rd
• SESSION 2: July 9th-13th
• SESSION 3: August 6th-10th
FEE: $125 per week

Admission: 
$125 per week
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Community Tango Rehearsal Orchestra

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Event Date: 
May 6, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Venue: 
Illini Union, Room 314 B
Address: 
1401 W. Green Street, Urbana
Description: 

Community Tango Rehearsal Orchestra
Open Rehearsal / Jam

Musicians,

Bring your instrument and learn to play tango music in the style of Orquesta Tipica. We are particularly needing strings, but all instruments are welcome.

(Followed by tango dance practica, 6:30-8:30 pm. If the tango band
sounds any good, we will play the songs we rehearsed for the dancers
when they show up.)

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Go here to sign up for the jam and to download the sheet music:
http://www.cu-tango.com/tangonew/calling-local-musicians/

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