Past Events - 'DEIS Impact!

Followup Event -- Monday, February 13, 2012, 1:00-9:30pm

Nimbaya! Moving Peace through Drums and Dance & Film: "Wardance"
Shapiro Campus Center

Nimbaya! women drummers and dancers from Guinea come to campus to teach, perform and musically pave the path to peace.  Listen to their stories, watch their performance, learn dance and drumming...then see the film "Wardance," a story of how dance and drumming transforms the lives of children in Uganda as they prepare for a national competition.
All events open to the community:

Nimbaya1:00 - 2:00pm
Get to know them as they tell their stories in an open session of MUS 3b: Intro to World Music (Slosberg Music Center)

4:00 - 5:00pm
Enjoy the fiery performance of Nimbaya! drumming and dance (Shapiro Atrium)

5:15 - 7:00pm
Learn dance and drumming from Nimbaya! and share the pizza!  Members from "Fafali (There is Peace)," Brandeis' Dance and Drumming from Ghana MUS 87b class will join. All are welcome! (Shapiro Campus Center Multipurpose Room)

wardance7:00 - 9:30pm
See "Wardance," followed by a discussion. This film is about three children living in a displacement camp in northern Uganda who start seeing the light through music and dance. (Shapiro Campus Center Theater)

Sponsored by Music Unites Us and the Music Department
For more information: Professor Judith Eissenberg, MUUS

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