January 3, 2020
100 W 10th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97401
African Dance Show at the Library
Friday, January 3, 2020
First Friday show by West African Cultural Arts Institute.
Enjoy a show of high-energy authentic Guinean dance and drumming performed by West African Cultural Arts Institute. Audience participation is welcomed. The Downtown Library stays open until 8:00 p.m. on the First Friday of each month.
The group will also lead a dance and drumming workshop for all ages on Saturday, January 4, 2:00 p.m., at the Downtown Library.
Co-founded by Alseny Yansane and Andrea DiPalma Yansane, the nonprofit’s mission is to share the joy and passion of Guinean culture through drumming and dancing. The group offers community drum and dance classes, educational performances and community outreach events, residency and assembly programs in schools, and lecture demonstrations in colleges and universities.