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10.13.2018 | African Storytelling and Drumming at The Magic House

October 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on October 14, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Categories: Dance, Family-Friendly, Performance Art, Storytelling


African culture comes alive in this dynamic performance by storyteller Bobby Norfolk and drummer Kenya Ajanaku. In celebration of the Museum’s exhibit Kenya’s Kids, Bobby and Kenya combine dance, percussion and the lively oral tradition to showcase the arts of Africa.

An acclaimed storyteller, author and arts educator, Bobby Norfolk is an Emmy, Parents’ Choice and Oracle award winner, which recognizes the best storytellers in the nation. Kenya Ajanaku is a nationally known percussionist who combines storytelling, drumming, and dance to showcase African culture. A former drummer for the renowned Katherine Dunham dance troupe, Kenya also performed with the dance company Cosaan.

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