Come ready to sing and dance your way into the Kwanzaa season with Harambee!, an interactive family performance of African storysongs and dances. Hosts Kevin Nathaniel Hylton and Funmilayo Chesney will take you on a magical journey through the seven principles of Kwanzaa with traditional Congolese dance and mbira (African finger piano) stories and songs. We invite everyone to share in this African-American holiday that celebrates family, community and culture.
Price: Pay What You Wish ($10 per family suggested)
Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance is the new home for African and diaspora dance and drumming in Brooklyn, offering a wide variety of dance and percussion classes and cultural programming. Cumbe’s dynamic, experienced teachers and inviting space immerse children, teens, and adults in the joyful vitality of traditional and contemporary dance styles including West African, Congolese, Brazilian, Cuban, Hip Hop, House, and Salsa. For more information on classes or event space availability for rehearsals, performances, meetings, and parties. visit www.cumbedance.com.