february, 2019

27feb7:00 pm8:00 pmBlack History Month Celebration w/ Fara TolnoInteractive and Engaging Cultural Arts Dialogue and Presentation

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Event Details

This event will celebrate the influences and history of African culture in America, with guest presenter 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

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

Location

Crested Butte Library

504 Maroon Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224

Organizer

Crested Butte Library970-349-6535 cblibrary@gunnisoncountylibraries.org

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