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August 7-13,2017
Week 32 of Year 2017

Limbo Workshop with Caribbean Star

Monday, August 7, 2017
1:00pm– 1:30pm

Caribbean Star teaches the playful challenge of the limbo dance!

Event run: August 7, 2017

Cuban Percussion with Joaquin Nunez Hidalgo

Monday, August 7, 2017
3:00pm– 3:30pm

Joaquin Nunez Hidalgo creates a landscape of percussive sounds in this hands-on percussion workshop.

Event run: August 7, 2017

Panel Discussion: Remembrance and Difference

Thursday, August 10, 2017
7:00pm– 8:30pm

To explore the themes in The Milliner's Daughter, The Power Plant will host a panel discussion led by Dr. Shelley Hornstein, professor of Architectural History and Visual Culture at York University, and author of and contributor to multiple books and anthologies related to memory in visual art, especially following the atrocities of the Second World War. Panelists will include Toronto-based artist Jessica Karuhanga; Dr. Carson Phillips, Managing Director, Neuberger Holocaust Centre; and more.

Event run: August 10, 2017

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Saturday, August 12, 2017
2:00pm– 5:00pm

An elementary stilt dance workshop for children of all ages and an introduction to Moko Jumbie.

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Sebseb Belu Ethiopian Dance Workshop

Saturday, August 12, 2017
2:30pm– 3:00pm

Rebecca Omer and Samuel Bekele take you on a tour of Ethiopia as they teach you the dances of the Tigray, Amhara, Gurage, Oromo and Wolayta.

Event run: August 12, 2017

Oware Canada Games

Saturday, August 12, 2017
3:00pm– 6:00pm

Join the excitement as Oware, Africa’s most popular board game played in the many Caribbean Islands and around the world, comes to Habari Africa.

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Sangele Traditional Head-wrap Workshop

Saturday, August 12, 2017
4:00pm– 4:30pm

Learn the creative art and cultural traditions of SANGELE, traditional African head-wraps in this workshop led by Sani Abu Mohammed of ijovudu Dance Company. In the African continent head-wraps have many different styles, materials and tying techniques and are a symbol of beautification for any special occasion.

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Ndombolo Dance with Greg H’Side Samba

Saturday, August 12, 2017
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Come discover and learn about Ndombolo, a hip-swinging dance alternating between fast and slow paced movements with dancer/choreorgrapher Greg Samba.

Event run: August 12, 2017

Na Folike Workshop with master Djembefola Amadou Kienou

Saturday, August 12, 2017
6:00pm– 7:00pm

Bring the djembe drum to life with master drummer and griot Amadou Kienou! Learn the origins and role of the drum in Africa. Djembe is a Malinke word meaning “uniting people,” and this West African instrument speaks a universal language that people of all origins can learn.

Event run: August 12, 2017

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Sunday, August 13, 2017
1:00pm– 4:00pm

An elementary stilt dance workshop for children of all ages and an introduction to Moko Jumbie.

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Let's Drum and Dance for Life! Workshop with Njacko Backo

Sunday, August 13, 2017
1:00pm– 1:45pm

Let's Drum and Dance for Life! brings together people of all ages to learn about percussion, African culture and cooperation

Event run: August 13, 2017

Sunday Scene: Ivana Dizdar

Sunday, August 13, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Ivana Dizdar is a Toronto-based artist and curator. She recently presented a solo project at the European Centre for Culture and Debate in Belgrade and received a Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts Support Award for her latest curatorial project at 8-11 Gallery, which she co-directed from 2015 to 2017. Dizdar will discuss Ydessa Hendeles’ exhibition The Milliner’s Daughter.

Event run: August 13, 2017

Oware Canada Games

Sunday, August 13, 2017
2:00pm– 5:00pm

Join the excitement as Oware, Africa’s most popular board game played in the many Caribbean Islands and around the world, comes to Habari Africa.

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Sangele Traditional Head-wrap Workshop

Sunday, August 13, 2017
2:30pm– 3:00pm

Learn the creative art and cultural traditions of SANGELE, traditional African head-wraps in this workshop led by Sani Abu Mohammed of ijovudu Dance Company. In the African continent head-wraps have many different styles, materials and tying techniques and are a symbol of beautification for any special occasion.

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Kpanlogo Dance Workshop with Isaac Akrong

Sunday, August 13, 2017
4:00pm– 4:30pm

Learn the steps and rhythms of this fisher-folk dance with dancer, choreographer, instructor and researcher Isaac Akrong. Fun for all ages!

Event run: August 13, 2017

Afrofusion Dance Workshop with Esie Mensah

Sunday, August 13, 2017
5:30pm– 6:00pm

Afrofusion is a blend of traditional and contemporary African styles fused with dance styles such as hip hop, dancehall, soca, contemporary, house and more. Esie Mensah’s Afrofusion Dance Workshop is fun for all ages!

Event run: August 13, 2017

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