Tekrema Center for Art and Culture
Saturday, July 26, 2014 12 NOON – 4 PM
It’s A Party!
Come spend the day celebrating the ABSOLUTE JOY of DANCE & LIFE with Greer.
Young Dancers 7 -15 YEARS 12 NOON – 2 PM
FREE DANCE CLASS, LUNCH and SWEET GIFTS for ALL
The dance class is at 12 NOON featuring 3 Great Routines
Lunch at 1 PM
Sweet Gifts for participating students at 1:30 PM
Come Dance Children!
That’s Not All …!
Head over to GALVEZ GOODIES after the class for a FREE SNOWBALL at the corner of Caffin Avenue and Galvez Street (children only)
FREE ADULT CLASS 1 PM – 2 PM Greer’s SuperClass!
Get Ready to Laugh, Dance, Sweat, and Dance some more!
Papa Malick Faye
Master Dancer and Drummer
Senegal, West Africa
June Residency at Tekrema Center
Monday 6:30 PM Drum Class
Saturday 7:30 Dance
Dance Forever! Opening Event
Monday, April 28 at 6:30 PM
“Who Shot The LaLa”
The theme of the panel discussion is the retentions of Louisiana’s indigenous cultures, through self- taught practice, education, or training. The panel will specifically discuss the current behaviors of appropriation of New Orleans’ Black cultural traditions. The evening is moderated by Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy, Ph. D., Author, Folklorist, Professor of English at Dillard University.
Karen Davis Jones, Dancer/Choreographer/Dance Educator
Mariama Curry, Dancer/Choreographer/Dance Educator
Merle Ramsey-Boissiere, Eco-Cultural Docmentarist and Dance Enthusiast
Chandra McCormick, Photojournalist
Greer E. Mendy, Africanist and Dance Scholar
With Special Guest Artist Nikki Napoleon, Poet and Community Activist
Free Admission to Discussion