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...

The Ailey School's Maguette Camara Teaches West African

Maguette Camara was raised in Dakar, Senegal, where he studied West African dance and drumming with Ballet Bougarabou Dance Company. Now, he lives in New York City, where he’s on faculty at The Ailey School, The Ailey Extension, Barnard College and Djonibo Dance...

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