Archive | December 28, 2013

Arts residency program brings African beats, culture to Shutesbury school

SHUTESBURY, MA — Though West Africa is an ocean away, distance has proven to be no obstacle for the students and faculty of Shutesbury Elementary School (Shaftesbury, Massachusetts), who spent five days this month learning traditional African drumming, dancing and language as part of the school’s “artist-in-residency” program. The program, led by Marilyn and Sekou […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Jay B ft Sarkodie – Tonga (#TongaDance Video)

This Prince Peprah directed visual may come across as shocking to some, but it is not in anyway surprising to us. It’s a very simple street video featuring 2 dancers showcasing what appears to be the next Afrobeat dance craze coming out of Ghana, following Azonto and others, except that this one is a bit […]

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