2010 International VSA Festival: AfroBeats: Mali to Motor City
NOTE: This event is NOT at the Kennedy Center.
Venue: The Smithsonian Institution's Discovery Theater, 1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
Date: Tuesday, June 8, at 10:15 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
This percussion-focused jam features young performers from Mali's Troupe Hine-So
and VSA Michigan's artsJAM! Detroit Percussion Ensemble
. Expect the full-body engagement of colorful, traditional rhythms mixed with the beat of contemporary youth as these talented performers play various instruments and dance to music from their culturally rich homelands of Mali and Michigan. To purchase tickets or for more information, go to Resident Associates or call (202) 633-3030.
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