Tag: african dance

An African Dance Celebration in DC

KanKouran West African Dance Company hosts its 33rd annual dance and drum conference, Diamono (meaning “roots”), September 2–4 in Washington, DC. Master dance teachers and musicians from Mali, Senegal, Liberia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Guinea, including KanKouran artistic director Assane Konte, will conduct three days of classes. A concert will be held Saturday, […]

Duke University to Host African Diaspora Dance Conference

Duke students in performance Duke University is celebrating Black History Month with an emphasis on dance. The school, which has a strong African dance curriculum, will host a conference February 7–9 called Dancing the African Diaspora: Theories of Black Performance. The event was organized by the Duke-based Collegium for African Diaspora Dance, a group of […]