Saturday, March 19, 2011
PAST: Dance + Demo: Members of Step Afrika! Give Free Demo followed by Performance at National Geographic SAT, April 23rd 10:00am, 12:00pm, $10
Members of Step Afrika! perform at National Geographic
Saturday, April 23rd
Learn the basics at a Free Demonstration
Followed by a Dance Performance
Fun for folks of all ages. The performance will include a participatory demonstration.
Created in 1994 as a cross-cultural exchange program with the Soweto Dance Theatre of Johannesburg, South Africa, Step Afrika! fuses traditional African gumboot dance, practiced by South African mine workers, with "stepping," a percussive style of dance originated by African American college students.
Presented in conjunction with the National Geographic Museum exhibition America I AM: The African American Imprint. Tickets to the exhibit, which will be open until 7:00pm on Saturday, are $6 – $12. Discount tickets for certain days can also be found on TICKETPLACE.org.
1145 17th St, NW
Metro: Farragut North or take the S2 or S4 bus along 16th St to M St