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Music & Culture of Ghana w/ Soro Bindi | Hamden

Friday, February 22, 2019
9:00 am2:00 pm
Hamden Hall (1108 Whitney Avenue)

Soro-Bindi is an exciting, interactive performance that incorporates traditional Ghanaian dances, songs, stories and explanations of Ghanaian culture. Iddi Saaka leads the children through various dances such as the Kpanlogo dance and the Bawa harvest dance. Between dances, the students learn about Ghana through multiple stories. Students are invited to play traditional Ghanaian instruments and join together at the end for the big circle dance. The performance can be adapted for specific age groups. Soro-Bindi teaches students about Africa in general and Ghana in particular. The performance encourages people to respect and appreciate different cultures through an exploration of Ghana and its art forms.

Caribbean Carnival w/ Carnival Trio | Hartford

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Hartford Public Library - Albany Branch (1250 Albany Avenue)

Join the Carnival Trio in this highly interactive program. Swing and sway to the music of the islands. Learn about the culture of the Caribbean, the origins of steel drum music, and how the steel drums are constructed from recycled materials. Program Length: 45 minutes.

Caribbean Carnival w/ Carnival Trio | Hartford

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Hartford Public Library - Ropkins Branch (1750 Main Street)

Join the Carnival Trio in this highly interactive program. Swing and sway to the music of the islands. Learn about the culture of the Caribbean, the origins of steel drum music, and how the steel drums are constructed from recycled materials.

Caribbean Carnival w/ Carnival Trio | Hartford

Thursday, February 28, 2019
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Hartford Public Library - Dwight Branch (7 New Park Avenue)

Join the Carnival Trio in this highly interactive program. Swing and sway to the music of the islands. Learn about the culture of the Caribbean, the origins of steel drum music, and how the steel drums are constructed from recycled materials.

Spring Cultural Arts EXPO

Friday, April 5, 2019
9:00 am12:00 pm
Saint Lawrence School, 231 Main St, West Haven, CT 06516
Spring Cultural Arts EXPO

Spring Into The Arts 2019

Thursday, May 2, 20196:00 pmFriday, May 3, 20199:00 pm
The Woodwinds, 29 School Ground Rd., Branford, CT
Spring Into The Arts 2019

Cultivating Creativity Teachers' Conference

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Quinnipiac University North Haven Campus
Cultivating Creativity Teachers' Conference

The Cultivating Creativity Conference is aimed at equipping teachers in an academic setting with skills and strategies for integrating the arts into daily academic curriculum. Many studies show that the integration of arts into the daily lives of students helps with academic engagement, improved Social-Emotional intelligence, and even higher test scores. You don’t have to be an artist to cultivate one!

SOME OF OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

  • Carolyn Foundation
    Carolyn Foundation
  • COA
    COA
  • Ion Bank
    Ion Bank
  • Community Chest
    Community Chest
  • CFGNH
    CFGNH
  • WQUN
    WQUN