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Gem Show Inspired- West African Drum and Dance Workshops

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Monday 1/27/14 Song and Dance 7pm *****Tuesday 1/28/13******** Flagstaff Arts & Leadership Academy 3401 N. Fort Valley Rd. Flagstaff, AZ 86001 Dance @7pm Thursday 1/30/14 Dance @ 7pm Friday 1/31/14 Drum @ 5pm Dance @ 6:30pm Sat 2/1/14 Drum @ 6:30pm $15/class $10 student discount No drum and dance experience necessary. Drum Class: Akeem Ayanniyi is the ninth generation of his family to play the traditional Yoruba talking drum. He is from Erin Oshun near the historic art center of Oshogbo in Nigeria. He has been performing since the age of five and has toured much of Africa as well as Germany, Brazil, Sweden and the United States as a performer and teacher. Dance Class: Uzo Nwankpa is from Enugu in Southeast Nigeria, She is an Igbo woman educating communities on the history of the country, how Igbo style dance “Egwu Igbo” continues to evolve across the continents and the various techniques of Igbo style dance. Uzo emphasizes the importance of healing through music and movement and uses this medium to facilitate her dance classes For more information please visit

Occurs once: Jan 27, 2014 (7:00 PM to 8:00 PM)
Contact Name: Uzo Nwankpa
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 9546552480

The Movement Shala
435 E. 9th Street, Tucson, AZ 85705

Ticket Price: $15
Ticketing Phone: 9546552480
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