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DCC + BKSD Presents - Merging Traditions: Dancing Diaspora Series

DCC + BKSD Presents - Merging Traditions: Dancing Diaspora Series


Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE (DCC) + BKSD


Brooklyn Studios for Dance, 210 Lafayette Avenue


Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 6:30pm
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 7:00pm



Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE (DCC) + BKSD

DCC + BKSD Presents - Merging Traditions: Dancing Diaspora Series

Friday, June 1, 2018 7:00 PM until Friday, June 22, 2018 9:00 PM

Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE (DCC) in partnership with BKSD will present Merging Traditions: Diaspora Dance series!

4 events - Three masterclasses and one film night + community conversation

Fee for events: $6.22 w/RSVP and $10 @ the door



Film Night + Community Discussion: Saturday, June 9th, 2018 | 6:30-9pm
DCC will screen the 'Our Caribbean Spirit' mini-docs featuring New York based cultural leaders Rosalind October-Edun, Denyse Baboolal and Henith Samuel, Bryan Henry, John Sonson representing Guyana Cultural Association NY. Inc., JayaDevi Arts Inc. & Indo-Caribbean culture and St.Lucia Folklore Association respectively. They'll talk about their traditions and why they keep them alive in the U.S. 
Caribbean Film Academy will screen 'No Bois Man No Fraid', an excerpt by Christopher Laird and 'Becoming Blue' by Janine Fung. 
Hosted by Ilana Illy Warner so stick around to discuss Caribbean culture, share what Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE means for the Brooklyn Caribbean community. Refreshments provided!

$5 w/RSVP link below!
Location: Brooklyn Studios for Dance | 210 Lafayette Ave Brooklyn NY
Masterclass: Friday, June 22nd, 2018 | 7-9pm
Class Description: Tambù (Curacao) meets Afrobeat (Congo)
Co- taught by Gabri Christa + Angel Kaba During this Masterclass participants will experience Tambu, an Afro-Curacaon dance, Afrobeat (with focus on the Congo) and will engage in open dialogue about their experience in the class, and relationships between both forms of dance presented.
All classes are open to all levels and are family friendly.

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