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Black History Month Events at Dutchess Community College "Drum Circles"

DCC’s John Grady has been investigating the influence thatrhythms from Africa have had on the music cultureof the Caribbean and North America. Grady plays the Djun drum set, and he will be lecturing while providing an interactive workshop on the various African drums. Taking part in a drum circle allows participants to experience history instead of only listening to it.

Other Events:

  • 2/10 "Drum Circles" 12-12:50 p.m., Bowne Hall, Room 122
  • 2/11 Family Festival: The Crabgrass Puppet Theatre 11 a.m., James and Betty Hall Theatre, Dutchess Hall
  • 2/11 "African Market" A MARKETPLACE OF DIVERSE GOODS 3-7 p.m., Ritz Lounge, Dutchess Hall
  • 2/11 "An Evening of Cultural Dance Expressions" 4-6 p.m., James and Betty Hall Theatre, Dutchess Hall
  • 2/12 Community Gospel Celebration 2-4 p.m., James and Betty Hall Theatre, Dutchess Hall
  • 2/17 Black Leadership and the (Un)Free-Market System Weldon McWilliams IV, Ph.D. 12-12:50 p.m., Bowne Hall, Room 122
  • 2/21Contemporary Economic Policies and the Black Community Weldon McWilliams IV, Ph.D. and Jordan Bell 6-8 p.m., James and Betty Hall Theatre, Dutchess Hall
  • 2/23 Prose and Spirituals Kevin Lang 12-12:50 p.m., Dutchess Hall, Room 101
  • 2/24 Economics and the Black Woman in America Interactive Workshop: Jordan Bell12-12:50 p.m., Bowne Hall, Room 122
  • 3/2 Fiction Reading12:30-1:45 p.m., James and BettyHall Theatre, Dutchess Hall
Date:Friday, Feb 10th, 2017
Time:12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Cost:All events are free adn open to the public
Contact Phone:(845) 431-8424
Contact Email:jordan.bell@sunydutchess.edu
Contact URL:www.sunydutchess.edu/bhm
Location: Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

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