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Last Chance: DanceAfrica 2012

Today is the last day for DanceAfrica's performances and bazaar.


If you've been meaning to get to DanceAfrica at BAM, today is your last chance. 

DanceAfrica was as the nation’s first festival devoted to African dance.  Now one of the largest of its kind, the festival brings together dancers from across the world to celebrate the culture of Africa and its diaspora.

Today at 3 p.m. there is the last of the  with the Adanfo Ensemble, Hamalali Wayunagu Garifuna, Asase Yaa and the BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble.

The performance takes place at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. Tickets start at $20 and are half price for children 16 and under.

In addition, from noon to 8 p.m. there is the  at Ashland Hanson places. Outside BAM, over 300 vendors from around the world have transformed the neighborhood with African, Caribbean, and African-American food, crafts, and clothing.

There is also face painting and crafts at the Children's Village and guest artists will be roaming through the marketplace throughout the day. 

MamaKeeba May 28, 2012 at 05:21 PM
Missing it this year
Smokin' Mirrorz May 29, 2012 at 08:06 PM
It was an Amazing performance. I thank the audience for such a warm reception. U-U, Bed-Stuy born and raised, costume designer and performer with Asase-Yaa
Nina Michelle May 29, 2012 at 09:14 PM
Congratulations to everyone involved!


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