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Perry-Mansfield hosts West African dance and drum community classes

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat African Dance & Drum Ensemble and Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp present three West African community dance and drum classes with Guinean master teachers Sidiki Sylla and Seny Daffe on Sunday, Sept. 23, in the Louis Horst studio at Perry-Mansfield.

If you go

What: West African community dance and drum classe
When: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 4:30 to 6 p.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23
Where: Louis Horst studio at Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp
Cost: $15 each

Daffe teaches an all-levels djembe drum class from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., and participants must bring their own drum. Sylla teaches a mixed-level Guinean dance class from 4:30 to 6 p.m., requiring only that dancers wear comfortable clothes they can move in and bare feet. They will conclude with a special dunun dance class from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

If participants do not have a dun drum for the dunun dance class, they must bring their own five-gallon bucket and sticks. Each class costs $15, with no preregistration required. Cash or check only accepted at the door.


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