An African Experience at the Lourie Center
The Lourie Center, in partnership with Columbia’s Gye Nyame Ensemble, presents “Echoes of the Past, Present, and Future:
An African Experience”, on Saturday, November 18, 2017, 6-7:15 pm.
Queen T, leader and principal dancer for Gye Nyame Ensemble, has assembled an incredible roster of local and regional dancers, drummers, and storyteller talent for this one-night-only event. “Echoes of the Past, Present, and Future”, will feature traditional west African dances from Mali, Guinea, and Liberia, and will highlight the spiritual journey of west Africa through song, dance, and story. The performance features guest artists Danvin Lail, musical director for Oneaka Dance Company, Charlotte, North Carolina and the Adande West African Dance Drummers, of North Charleston, South Carolina, led by Jesse L. Thrower.
“You do not want to miss this stimulating evening of celebrating African culture through dance and drum”, assures Queen T.
Doors open at 5 pm. Show begins promptly at 6 pm
Artist’s Reception after performance, 7:15-8:30 pm. Beer/wine cash bar available.
Tickets are available online or at the Lourie Center, $12.50 each in advance
At the door, tickets to available seats will be sold at $15 each.