Music making is like breathing in African Diaspora cultures. Come celebrate the many living music traditions journeying to the continent, to the Caribbean, and the Americas. Many African musical traditions live on in Samba, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Blues, Soca, Rock and Roll, Merengue, Rumba, Cumbia, Tango, and more.
Join Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) for its 2nd SouSou, this Saturday, March 9th from 11am to 3pm. This is a Free Event with RSVP ~ Check out the schedule below:
JAZZIN’ – LET’S “TAKE THE A-TRAIN” – with Baba Atiba Kwabena | First Floor Gallery
Families, come explore the history of Black music in North America, from Spirituals, to Bebop, to Jazz orchestras, to Hip Hop!
Showtimes: 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
ART MAKING STATIONS! LET’S MAKE A CAXIXI! with Kevin Hylton | Second Floor Gallery
Create a beautiful replica of this shaker instrument used to play rhythms throughout parts of Africa, and most popularly in Brazil
Workshop Sessions: 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
DANCE & MOVEMENT | FAMILY DRUMMING CIRCLE with Baba Neil Clarke | Second Floor Gallery
Join Baba Neil for a fun workshop-presentation about drumming traditions from West Africa to the Caribbean.
Workshops: 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM
OPEN GALLERY | RACE, MYTH, ART, and JUSTICE
Explore the lens of twelve multi-generational photographers examining the issue of race through myth, art, and justice. Free family activity guides available!
TIME: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
While you’re there, be sure to see the current art exhibition, Race, Myth, Art & Justice, still on view at CCCADI
Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is located at 120 East 125th Street in East Harlem.