Tales and Dances Around the Baobab – Lua Shayenne

Sun, Jul, 2, 2017

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Free interactive performance exploring traditional African dance, drumming and storytelling at Corktown Common. Tales & Dances around the Baobab invites you to become a part of a tale with Anansi the Spider and the Mighty Baobab tree as its main protagonists. The Baobab tree otherwise known as “The mother of the Sahel” or “Tree of Life” is steeped in a wealth of mystique and legend in Africa. As the story unravels, you will sing, dance, and make rhythm with Lua Shayenne and percussionists Walter Maclean and Adekoya Adefunmi Clark. The story includes call and response and encourages YOU to fully experience this awesome journey. This is a family friendly event! Sunday, July 2 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - https://www.facebook.com/events/1518736124848644/ Sunday, July 9 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - https://www.facebook.com/events/1923724344551797/ Sunday, July 16 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - https://www.facebook.com/events/450726771969513/ Sunday, July 23 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - https://www.facebook.com/events/1914366252108760/

Location: Corktown Common

Contact/RSVP: info@waterfrontoronto.ca or check out the facebook event for further details - https://www.facebook.com/events/1518736124848644/

Phone: 416-214-1344