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African Dance and Drum

Feel the Beat 2023



short performance and class

Saturday, January 21, 2023 @ 2:30 pm

In Person | Livestream via zoom
Free and Open to All

CMDE, 84 Euclid Ave, Hackensack, NJ

The presentation will include an all-levels African Dance class led by CMDE instructor and Ivory Coast native YahYa Kamate, accompanied by additional professional dancer-drummers, and feature  perfomances by the artists with students of all ages including individuals with disabilities along with a short class for up to a dozen in-person participants and unlimited virtual participants. A warm-up will be led by CMDE Instructor Amanda Trott who uses a wheelchair 

The live event will take place at the CMDE studio located at 84 Euclid Avenue in Hackensack, NJ, and a live-stream option will be offered via Zoom. People of all ages, including those with disabilities, are invited to attend at no cost.

Or visit https://zoom.us/join
The studio or room number is 779 678 0895
The password is 797 077

As part of NJ Arts Community National Day of Racial Healing Events to promote racial healing through the healing power of drums and dance. African dance and drum belong to a much larger global community that keeps us connected through music, dance, and song, allowing us to feel our connections to each other, and a “sense of place” on EARTH.

New Jersey Arts Events for the National Day of Racial Healing are made possible in part by The Creating Change Networka collaborative program of New Jersey Theatre Alliance and ArtPride New Jersey, in partnership with the Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Center at Rutgers University – Newark. The activities of the Creating Change Network are supported by the Grunin Foundation.

See the full lineup of New Jersey Arts Events celebrating the National Day of Racial Healing at https://jerseyarts.com/ndorh 
Racial Healing Day