Cumbe's First Anniversary & Full Moon Celebration

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Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance is one year old!

Come celebrate a wonderful first year together with cake and a joyous evening of music and dancing. The night begins with three half-hour dance workshops led by artistic director Pat Hall (Afro-Caribbean), Yesenia Selier (Afro-Cuban), and Funmilayo Chesney (Congolese); and culminates in a dance jam to irresistible grooves by percussion powerhouse band, Heritage O.P. Don't miss this special blend of birthday party + Pat Hall's beloved Full Moon Celebration! Small bites will also be for sale.


$15 for adults

FREE for children under 5

$5 for children ages 5-18

Evening Schedule

7:30pm  Warm-up with Pat Hall

Afro-Caribbean Dance Workshop with Pat Hall

Afro-Cuban Dance Workshop with Yesenia Selier

Congolese Workshop with Funmilayo

9:00pm   Celebrate with birthday cake, eat, & mingle!

10:00pm  Heritage OP plays 2 live sets

Check out the yummy menu of small bites for sale:

  • Steamed sticky brown rice in minced shrimp ball

  • Crusted panko tofu steak with garlic and miso paste

  • Simple salad

  • Brown rice with smoked fish and scallions

  • Strawberry and grapefruit shortcake made with brown rice flour


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