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Griots in Concert

Friday, August 16, 2013

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.

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A “Griot”, or traditional drummer & story teller, is the person who guards the history & culture of a people & is accountable for passing down the oral tradition throughout the generations. “Griots In Concert” continues this tradition by employing an inspirational  & motivating performance of stories, music & song from Africa, the Caribbean & America. Because of the traditional history of the Griot, a wide range of topics are addressed, such as self-esteem, ecology, & cultural appreciation. The result is a an educational and entertaining presentation suitable for all ages.

Location

Grand Concourse between East Kingsbridge Road and East 192nd Street. in Poe Park
Bronx
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

City Parks Foundation

Contact Email

info@summerstage.org

Categories

Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts

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