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Flint man’s African drum, dance experience helps connect people to their roots

Michigan Live 18 Feb 2021
Kuungana African Drum and Dance Company, owned by Collins, is a nearly 30-year-old business that was birthed after years of playing and learning music and connecting with African culture, one closely interwoven with rhythm and dance ... to study with a decades-old west African dance company called Kankouran.
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Zoo-topia: what it's like to have breakfast with giraffes in Abu Dhabi

The National 09 Feb 2021
I’m barely in the cave for 30 seconds before Abby creeps up on me ... Abby is a nine-year-old South African giraffe, and she is hungry ... Breakfast with Giraffes at Emirates Park Zoo ... She is clearly used to how this goes ... The morning ends with an African drumming and dance lesson, which, thankfully, is conducted inside the air-conditioned Giraffe Cafe.
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Musical Theatre West’s Black History Month programming highlights Broadway artists

Orange County Register 31 Jan 2021
Lee is one of the hosts taking part in the Long Beach company’s monthlong online celebration of Black History Month, which will celebrate iconic Black Broadway artists as well as shows that featured Black performers or speak of the African American experience ... And there will be some dance lessons, too.
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Music changed his life. Now he's opening a conservatory in Brockton to change more lives.

The Enterprise - Brockton 20 Jan 2021
The center will feature dance classes, mentors, West African drumming, a recording studio, instrument lessons and academic tutoring ... The goal is to have a sanctuary where Brockton residents no matter the age can enjoy and learn music and the art of dance ... Fernandes’ mother had to drive an hour for him to have a 40-minute violin lesson.
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Valley Stream's Danse Xpressions asks community for help amid pandemic

LI Herald 10 Sep 2020
When operating normally, Danse Xpressions offers lessons in ballet, tap, Afro-Caribbean dance, jazz, West African drum, hip hop, Zumba, gymnastics and pointe for students ranging in age from 3 years old to adults ...Dance has been such a benefit in my life,” she said ... For me, dance is how I’m able to do it.”.
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West Scranton studio owner fosters love of art, science and culture for all ages

The Scranton Times-Tribune 09 Aug 2020
Since moving to Dunmore from northern New Jersey in 2009, Lovely has turned into a force for good thanks to her West Scranton dance and art studio and other community efforts ... Lovely had danced in ... But Newave also has contemporary dance, African dance and aerial movement lessons.
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Northeast Woman: West Scranton studio owner fosters love of art, science and culture for all ages

The Scranton Times-Tribune 09 Aug 2020
Since moving to Dunmore from northern New Jersey in 2009, Lovely has turned into a force for good thanks to her West Scranton dance and art studio and other community efforts ... Lovely had danced in ... But Newave also has contemporary dance, African dance and aerial movement lessons.
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14 Juneteenth events around the SF Bay Area

East Bay Times 18 Jun 2020
June 19, African American Art & Culture Complex, 726 Fulton St., San Francisco ... Using dance and music to teach and celebrate African American history ... There will be vendors, local organization stalls, live art, performances from local artists, live speeches from Black leaders, African dance lessons, food, and more.
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Tuesday's Child: Sociable, fun-loving girl makes others happy

The Philadelphia Tribune 02 Jun 2020
In two weeks, Amarea will officially become a teenager ... A love for dancing defines her, particularly African-American dance, and her dream day would be an afternoon of dance lessons, learning new moves, followed by a funny movie and a visit to her two younger brothers who live in foster care as she does ... Support Local Journalism ... Contribute ... ....
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Life, interrupted: The toll on five local students, from kindergarten through college

Tampa Bay Times 21 May 2020
Students help choreograph dances and pick songs based on their favorite parts of the school year ... She loved her music, dance and drama classes for giving her “the stuff you’d never get to experience with just pencils and paper.” ... Asianna, 22, is the only child of a single mom who worked extra shifts at doctors’ offices to pay for dance lessons.
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Amid coronvirus crisis, dancin’ Conga Kids turn their homes into rehearsal studios

Daily Breeze 10 May 2020
Alvarez, a 5th grader at Community Magnet in Los Angeles, is one of the hundreds of students who take online dance Conga Kids lessons across Los Angles County, turning their apartments and homes into rehearsal rooms ... African, Hip Hop, Cha Cha, and other fun and active dances.
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Oti Mabuse to lead lockdown dance class for CBeebies

Belfast Telegraph 28 Apr 2020
The BBC has announced a slate of TV and radio commissions for children during the lockdown, including a dance class with Oti Mabuse ... The South African dancer and choreographer has been leading free dance lessons on her social media during the pandemic, with the help of her husband Marius Lepure.
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C.W. DAWSON: A tribute to McCoy Tyner

Columbia Missourian 10 Mar 2020
— From Tyner family social post ... There are hints of his respect and love for his African roots. Some attribute it to his acquaintance with African music and rhythms he learned in his youth taking African dance lessons. Perhaps ... There also is an obvious traditional African American influence present ... The Rev ... was the first African-American to earn a Ph.D.
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