february, 2019

28feb7:00 pm8:00 pmBlack History Month Celebration w/ Fara TolnoAll ages West African drum class

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Event Details

All level and all ages drum class and presentation of the significance, healing powers and impact of the African drum in context to traditional and historical culture.

Drums will be provided.

Instruction by Fara Tolno. About Fara: Fara Tolno was born in Guinea, West Africa. He spent his youth in the village of Kissidugu and Guinea’s capital city, Conakry. Playing djembe since the age of nine, he has traveled extensively performing and teaching both drumming and dance. Fara spent nine years as the lead drummer for Les Merveilles de Guinea (The Wonders of Guinea) under the tutelage of West Africa’s most influential director and choreographer, Kemoko Sano. Fara is a keeper of the history, the music, and the dance in his culture. Read more on his website.

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Time

(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm MST

Location

Gunnison Library

307 N. Wisconsin, Gunnison, CO 81230

Organizer

Gunnison Library970-641-3485

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