New York African Dance Classes

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Please click NY African Dance Classes Now Calendar! link regularly for updated information regarding African dance & drum classes in new spaces, during the re-growth in our African Dance community. Click National and International African Dance & Drum classes. African Dance Conferences. We are all essential to our creative and vibrant existence. Get listed by completing the quick form here or Contact: info@africandanceschedule.com, ATTN: Karen Winfrey. To like us on fb Click here

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FREE In New York –  HARLEM WEEK 2014 * LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS   SUMMER STAGE 2014 * (click your link of choice)

New York African Dance Weekend 

Ndeye Gueye has resumed Teaching Sabar West African Dance on Sundays. Her next class is August 24, 2014 from 3-4:30pm. Live Drumming! Location: Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance, 558 Fulton Street, 2nd Floor (near Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217. Tel. (718) 935 – 9700; Subway stops: 2/3/4/5 at Nevins St. B/Q/R at DeKalb Ave. 2/3/4/5/N/Q/R/B/D at Atlantic Ave. /Barclays, C at Lafayette Ave., G at Fulton St.

Sunday August 24, 2014, Guinean West African Dance with Ismael Kouyate 4:30-6pm (beginners) and 6-7:30pm (intermediate). Location: Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance, 558 Fulton Street, 2nd Floor (near Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217. Tel. (718) 935 – 9700; Subway stops: 2/3/4/5 at Nevins St. B/Q/R at DeKalb Ave. 2/3/4/5/N/Q/R/B/D at Atlantic Ave. /Barclays, C at Lafayette Ave., G at Fulton St.

Sunday August 24, 2014,  3:30-5pm Djembe Guinean West African Dance with Nima Camara and 5-6:30pm Dundun Dance with Nima Location: 137 Rockaway Ave., Valley Stream, NY 11580. Text DanceDrum to 22828 for INFO & CLASS SCHEDULE. 646-539-8934

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Thursday August 21, 2014 Damon Foster is teaching African dance at Devore Dance Center at 7:30 – 9pm. Location: 205- 05 Hollis Ave Saint Albans NY.. New price at $10. This is an on going class. Contact: damon_foster@ymail.com

Thursday August 21 & 28 2014 Hip-hop Fusion with Daaimah at Cumbe Center for African and Diaspora Dance from 7:30 – 9pm. $15. Location: Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance, 558 Fulton Street, 2nd Floor (near Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217. Tel. (718) 935 – 9700; Subway stops: 2/3/4/5 at Nevins St. B/Q/R at DeKalb Ave. 2/3/4/5/N/Q/R/B/D at Atlantic Ave. /Barclays, C at Lafayette Ave., G at Fulton St. Contact: info@daaimahtaalibdin.com.

August 18-29, 2014, Ronald K. Brown Evidence, A Dance Company Presents 9th Annual Workshop Series. Schedule: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 5:30pm Afro Haitian Adia Whitaker; 7:00pm Contemporary Ronald K. Brown. Tuesday August 19, 2014 – 5:30pm EVIDENCE Repertory Arcell Cabuag, 7:00pm Afro Haitian Pat Hall. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 – 5:30pm Afro Haitian Adia Whitaker, 7:00pm Afro Haitian Pat Hall. Thursday, August 21, 2014 – 5:30pm Sabar Marie Base Wiles, 7:00pm Contemporary Ronald K. Brown. Friday, August 22, 2014 – 5:30pm Hip Hop DAISHA, 7:00pm Afro Cuban Baba Richard Gonzalez. Monday, August 25, 2014 – 5:30pm Contemporary Ronald K. Brown, 7:00pm Afro Cuban Baba Richard Gonzalez. Tuesday, August 26
5:30pm EVIDENCE Repertory Arcell Cabuag, 7:00pm Body Conditioning Annique Roberts. Wednesday, August 27
5:30pm - Contemporary Ronald K. Brown, 7:00pm West African Wilhelmina Taylor. Thursday, August 28, 2014 – 5:30pm Sabar Marie Base-Wiles, 7:00pm West African Wilhelmina Taylor. Friday, August 29, 2014 – 5:30pm Hip Hop DAISHA, 7:00pm, Afro Cuban Baba Richard Gonzalez. Single class $15, Full Registration $250. Location, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation Center For Arts & Culture 247 Herkimer Street, 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217 (Between Brooklyn Ave. and New York Avenue. Please Note: Free, EVIDENCE, A Dance Company performance, August 31, 2014 At the Restoration Plaza Courtyard 2pm. Contact: (718)230-4633 email, info@evidencedance.com, www.evidencedance.com.

Nima Camara is Teaching Guinean, West African Dance on Tuesdays 6-7:30pm. CUMBE, 558 Fulton Street, (near Flatbush Ave.), 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY

Tuesdays, 7:30 to 9pm Guinean West African Dance with Mouminatou Camara. Location:  CUMBE, Center for African and Diaspora Dance at 558 Fulton Street, (near Flatbush Ave.), 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11217, Directions: 2,3,4,5 to Nevins St Q,R,B DeKalb Ave. (weekdays), 2,3,4,5,B,D,N,Q,R/LIRR to Atlantic/Barclays, C to Lafayette Avel, G to Fulton St. Visit www.cumbedance.com.

Wednesdays – 7-8:30pm – Mouminatou Teaches Guinean West African Dance. Open Level, Mark Morris Dance Center, $15. Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Street, Brooklyn, NY.

Thursdays, Damon Foster is teaching African dance workshop (open level), beginning Thursday July 24, 2014 at 7:30pm. Location: The Devore Dance Center located at 205-05 Hollis Ave, Queens, NY. $12. Contact, damon_foster@ymail.com

_______________________________________________________ Fridays 6:30-8pm (Last class for the Summer was on Friday June 27, 2014) African Dance Classes with Sandella Malloy Artistic Director of Harambee Dance Company Location: Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center, 34 West 134th street (between 5th and Lenox). Contact: Harambee Dance Co @ 212 942 3566 _______________________________________________________

“One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. Maya Angelou

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African Film Festival See complete July 7 thru September 2014 line up visit: Africanfilmny.org

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The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF)  

Visit nyadiff.org to get updates on films, festivals…coming up!

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Friday Nights! 7-8:30pm Intermediate, 8:30-10pm advanced. Ismael “Bonfils” Kouyate Teaching Guinean West African Dance Class with Djembe Accompaniment. Location: Asase Yaa Center for the Arts, 1803 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 347.915.2563.

(New York)Friday, August 8 at 7:30, Cassandra Wilson at Lincoln Center Out of Doors at Damrosch Park Bandshell, along with The Campbell Brothers: A Sacred Steel Love Supreme (World Premiere). The singer celebrates the 20th anniversary of her landmark LP Blue Light ‘til Dawn, an album that redefined jazz singing, and The Campbell Brothers honor Coltrane’s A Love Supreme. For more detailed information visit http://lcoutofdoors.org/events/cassandra-wilson. 

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