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Scenes from The ABSOLUTE JOY of DANCE & LIFE!

John Henry!

John Henry!

 

Culu

Getting Ready To Dance

The ABSOLUTE JOY of DANCE & LIFE!

Tekrema Center for Art and Culture

Saturday, July 26, 2014 12 NOON – 4 PM

FREE CLASSES

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 …!

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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!

Sabar Classes!

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Papa Malick Faye

Master Dancer and Drummer

from

Senegal, West Africa

June Residency at Tekrema Center

Monday 6:30 PM Drum Class

Saturday 7:30 Dance

Being Me

Being Me

In Solidarity with our Nigerian Sisters
presented by
Tekrema’s
Lower 9th Ward Dolls Dance Team
A Special Day
for Girls
7 – 16 yrs.
Saturday, May 24th
10:00 AM – 1 PM
Hands on Workshops
 on all the things
important
 in a young girl’s life
&
A Dance Class
with Greer Mendy
Door Prizes
Movie
Lunch
Registration is Required
Space is Limited
to 20
Participants
To register please call
943-9779
or email
Free Event

“Who Shot The LaLa” – REVOLUTION or a RENAISSANCE

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.

Presenters

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

Tekrema Gallery

Kiazi Malongo

Kiazi Malongo

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY AT TEKREMA

Community Service Day at Tekrema
Saturday March 8th  9 AM to 5 PM
All programming returns to Tekrema Center this Saturday, March 8th. We begin with a full day of activities from dance classes, garden work, A Call to Action registration, A Beautiful Place dedication, facility clean-up, repair, and more.Our high school students are helping us get the work done and earning community service hours, but we need your help too!Please come out to help in the garden, organize the costume room, sweep, plant a new tree, pour a cup of coffee, or offer a monetary donation – we still need to replace the roof.

Free Yoga Class at 9 AM

D.J. Bird on the 1’s and 2’s at 3:30 PM

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