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Thursday Night Dance:
West African

Presented by presented by
Venue: Julianne and George Argyros Plaza Tickets start at $10.00

Overview

Join us in June for an all-new Thursday Night Dance! In addition to our Juneteenth Festival, we’re celebrating good vibrations and liberation all month long with 3 weeks of African diasporic dance on Thursdays! On Thursdays, come learn West African dance with live drummers and expert instructors Daunté Fyall and Dionne Aminata. Thursday Night Dance is fun, upbeat, and designed for all ages and abilities—all are welcome, no dance experience required.

Can’t get enough dance? Join us for Tuesday Night Dance, featuring samba reggae dance with Rachel Hernandez. As a bonus, enjoy a discount on dance when you purchase multiple classes at once!

Meet your instructor!

In his representation of the mission of DAANSEKOU CULTURAL ARTS COLLECTIVE and the direction of West African Griot, Historian, & Master in Residency, Baba Fode Sissoko, Daunté “KINGTAE” Fyall and his team promote the development of ancestral knowledge through love, tradition, family, community, unity, and movement. DAANSEKOU (Danse “Dance” + Sekou “Wisdom”) believes that true healing starts with a pure heart and positive intention. They invite individuals from all walks of life to join in creating a unified “village” of love for West African culture.

Running time (approximate): 1 hour

Audience Advisory: Masks strongly encouraged.

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