Cheikh Tairou M’Baye West African Dance Celebration


May 29 2020


Eastern Time
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm




$15 per class

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This annual dance festival is usual held at Alvin Ailey Studios in Manhattan but this year we’re doing it quarantine-style – it’s all online!  There will be 8 classes throughout the weekend, scheduled as follows:

  • Fri @ 5pm: Mariama Basse – Balanta Dance
  • Fri @ 7pm: Babacar M’Baye – Sabar Dance
  • Sat @ 3pm: Mouminatou Camara – Djembe Dance
  • Sat @ 5pm: Aida Faty – Bougarabou Dance
  • Sat @ 7pm: Abdou Sylla – Sabar/Serer Dance
  • Sun @ 3pm: Imania Fatima Detry – African Vibes (feat. the “African Toosie Slide”)
  • Sun @ 5pm: Mass M’Baye & Yande Diop – Sabar Dance
  • Sun @ 7-9pm: Elhadji Gueye, Rich Niang Faye, and Babacar M’Baye – Sabar Dance

(All classes are 1.5 hours unless otherwise noted.)

Join us as we celebrate the life of drummer, Cheikh Tairou M’Baye. We are excited to bring together all communities to share this powerful cultural experience featuring leading instructors from around the world!

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