$3 Advance Tickets
$4 Online Tickets
$5 Day of Concert
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ABOUT THE ARTIST: GIWAYEN MATA is the award-winning, dynamic, soul-stirring, all-sistah, dance, percussion, and vocal ensemble that celebrates the richness of traditional Afrika by exhibiting its exemplary art forms. The ensemble performs traditional, contemporary and original pieces that address issues pertaining to people of color, women, and the environment. Their concert includes a compilation of songs, rhythms, dances, and storytelling.
ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE: Powerful! describes the magnificent experience of seeing the elephant women of GIWAYEN MATA on stage playing instruments once held sacred only for initiated priests. Continuing the rich African traditions of drumming and dancing, GIWAYEN MATA, articulates traditional West African rhythms on djembe, sangban, kenkeni, dununba drums and sekere.
RECOMMENDED GRADE LEVELS: ALL AGES
CROSS-CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: Fine Arts, Social Studies
GENERAL MUSIC STANDARDS MK-8GM.6-8, MMSBB.6-7, MMSIB.6-7, MM8AB.6-7, MHSBB.6-7, MHSIB.6-7, MHSAB.6-7, MHSMB.6-7
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