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 July 27, 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 July 27, 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 July 27, 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

HW-Logo1-232x162Sunday, July 27, 2014 – “A Great Day in Harlem”
International Cultural Showcase
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive
Admission: Free
International Gospel Showcase
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:50 pm
Location: U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive
Admission: Free
Fashion Fusion Showcase
Featuring cutting edge fashion from designers of color.
Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive
Admission: Free
“A Concert Under the Stars”
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive
Admission: Free – Be sure to visit http://harlemweek.com/calendar-of-events/

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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.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 7:30pm, Rennie Harris Puremovement
A Batalha do Passinho (U.S. Debut)Damrosch Park Bandshell  http://lcoutofdoors.org/events/rennie-harris-a-batalha-do-passinho.

July 25 – 27, 2014 – (Atlanta, GA) African Djeli Cultural Institute’s 6th Annual Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival. For detailed information visit www.aaddf.orgCall/text 404.753.8933 or send email to Aiyetoro@AfrikanDjeli.

Sunday July 27,2014 – Connected Through the Spirit of Dance, 3-5 Teachers: Daaimah Taalib-Din, Denica Abdur Razzaaq, Dennis Bailey, Thenis Jenkins and Darian Parker. And, of course, there will be live drumming! Manhattan Movement & Arts Center (MMAC), Studio 4, 248 60th Street (at the corner of 60th and West End) New York, NY 10023
Directions: Take the A, C, D or 1 to the 59 St./Columbus Circle stop. Walk west three blocks along 60th Street. The location will be on the left-hand side of the street, close to West End. $15!

Tuesday July 29, 2014 5-7pm, A Motown Soul and Harlem Swing Dance Party! A Harlem Soul Experience. Stop in the name of soul. Location: Adam Clayton Powell State Building, 163 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027

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