Berkeley Arts Festival Calendar

11/23/2019

West African Drumming Workshop Series with Mohamed Lamine Bangoura

2nd and 4th Saturday's:
October 13th, October 27th,
November 10th, November 24th,
and December 8th

Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost: $125 for all 5 classes in series, or $30/class
Location: Ashkenaz Music and Dance Community Center
1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA
RSVPs greatly appreciated.

Enrich your understanding of traditional West African Rhythms with Master Drummer (Djembefola) and artistic director, Mohamed Lamine Bangoura. Lamine has a deep wealth of knowledge & experience; his energy is unique and unparalleled!! Through his music, Lamine's passion for preserving the history and traditions is revealed through his open hearted eagerness to share his culture. This is an incredible opportunity to study with this master artist, rounding out your understanding of these complex polyrhythms.

In this mixed level drum workshop you'll glimpse into the true spirit of Africa, from the energetic rhythms to Lamine's heartfelt appreciation for this ancient instrument as a tool for human connection and language.

Join us!!!

Bring your drum if you have one! If you need a drum to use for class please message in advance. Drum rental fee = $5/class

Nov 23, 3:30pm to 5:30pm, Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley

FLACC 2019: Bridges and Bones/East *Note: actual end time may vary.*

For its sixth annual edition, the Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers (¡FLACC!) is crossing the Bay Bridge to partner with BAMPFA for the first time. Bridges & Bones/East features twelve Latinx dance artists bringing culturally nuanced, site-specific or politically charged movement installations to the architecture and community of the museum. Join them on a journey through various spaces and witness impactful performances with different programs each day.

Nov 23, 4pm to 5pm, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

University Baroque Ensemble: Delights from the Western European Age of Enlightenment *Note: actual end time may vary.*

Join the members of University Baroque Ensemble as they present delights from the Western European Age of Enlightenment on the university's collection of eighteenth-century instruments. Works include concerti by Vivaldi, a Concerto Grosso by Handel and a suite by Lully.

Katherine Heater and Carla Moore, Co-Directors

Nov 23, 8pm to 9pm, Hertz Concert Hall