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Saturday, February 25, 2012

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Free African American Family Festival: Carnivale of Cultures

Celebrate the African influence on cultures from Cuba to Brazil and beyond.

What: Free African American Family Festival: Carnivale of Cultures
Celebrate the African influence on cultures from Cuba to Brazil and beyond. Join us as we explore the rich diversity of art, music and culture of African Latin Americans. Learn about poets, artists and heroes of Latin American and African American history. Discover local Afro-Latin communities. Create your own colorful artwork, learn a few new dance steps and be amazed by exciting performances all day. Visit the special exhibition, Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift <http://thewalters.org/eventscalendar/eventdetails.aspx?e=2208> , for FREE today
Schedule of Performances:
11 a.m. Madre Africa performing The African Heritage in Latin America
12 p.m. Alberto Limonta Perez performing Conga & Rumba
1 p.m.  Roda Movements presenting Capoiera for Kids!
2 p.m.  Baba Jamal Koram presenting African Stories in the Americas
3 p.m.  GRAND FINALE: Timbason la Original <http://thewalters.org/news/img/carnivale-of-cultures.jpg>  performing A Trip to Cuba
Where:
The Walters Art Museum
When:
Saturday, February 25, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Price:
Free
Media Contact:
Amy Mannarino, 410-547-9000, ext. 277, amannarino@thewalters.org
Photo & Credit Line:
http://thewalters.org/news/img/carnivale-of-cultures.jpg
Timbason la Original/Photo courtesy of Jose Lorenzo
Family Programs are supported in part by the Robert E. and Jane B. Meyerhoff Fund at the Baltimore Community Foundation.