African Dance and Drum Classes

The African Culture Connection & the Malcolm X Memorial Foundation bring Africa & African America together in 8 weeks of African Dance or Drumming & Culture lessons with financial support from the **Nebraska Arts Council.

The first session will start September 18, 2009 and run through November.  The second session will start November and run through January.  Each session will cost only $10 when registering through our foundation.

To REGISTER:

Click “HERE” to register your name and pay $10 at the first class.

(Use the Message Section)

Click “HERE” to register and pay $10 online through our donor page.

(Use the General Fund as type of donation)

Cash, Check or Money Order will be accepted at the Aframerican Bookstore located at 3226 Lake Street, Omaha, NE  68111

Class Schedule:

(unless otherwise noted)

Location:  UNO HPER (Health, Physical Education & Recreation Bldg) 2nd floor Dance Lab

Friday,     September, 18, 2009 Beginning Dance           5:45pm-6:45pm

Friday,     September 18, 2009 Advanced Dance            7:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, September, 19, 2009 Beginning Drumming  9:00am-10:00am

Friday,     September, 25, 2009 Beginning Dance           5:45pm-6:45pm

Friday,     September 25, 2009 Advanced Dance            7:00pm-8:00pm

*DRUMS AT MALCOLM X BIRTH PLACE (34th & EVANS) ADDITIONAL TIME FOR THIS DAY

Saturday, September, 26, 2009 Beginning Drumming    9:00am-10:00am

*Saturday, September, 26, 2009 Beginning Drumming  *1:00pm-2:00pm

(free public demonstration of beginning drumming class)

Friday,     October, 02, 2009 Beginning Dance                  5:45pm-6:45pm

Friday,     October 02, 2009 Advanced Dance                   7:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, October, 03, 2009 Beginning Drumming         9:00am-10:00am

Friday,     October, 09, 2009 Beginning Dance                  5:45pm-6:45pm

Friday,     October 09, 2009 Advanced Dance                   7:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, October, 10, 2009 Beginning Drumming         9:00am-10:00am

Friday,     October, 16, 2009 Beginning Dance                  5:45pm-6:45pm

Friday,     October  16, 2009 Advanced Dance                  7:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, October, 17, 2009 Beginning Drumming         9:00am-10:00am

Friday,     October, 23, 2009 Beginning Dance                  5:45pm-6:45pm

Friday,     October 23, 2009 Advanced Dance                   7:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, October, 24, 2009 Beginning Drumming         9:00am-10:00am

Friday,     October, 30, 2009 Beginning Dance                  5:45pm-6:45pm

Friday,     October 30, 2009 Advanced Dance                   7:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, October, 31, 2009 Beginning Drumming         9:00am-10:00am

Friday,     November, 06, 2009 Beginning Dance             5:45pm-6:45pm

Friday,     November 06, 2009 Advanced Dance              7:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, November, 07, 2009 Beginning Drumming    9:00am-10:00am

**This Residency Program  with Charles Ahovissi of the African Culture Connection is sponsored by the Nebraska Arts Council.

The Nebraska Arts Council, a state agency, supports this program through a matching grant funded by the Nebraska Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. Visit www.nebraskaartscouncil.org for information on how the Nebraska Arts Council can assist your organization, or how you can support the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.

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