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Virtual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks - African Diasporic Rhythm + Song with LA Commons

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Learn percussion rhythms as you practice and play using household objects with Rene Fisher Mims. Experience healing vibrations and songs from the African continent and Diaspora. This workshop series will culminate in a virtual performance for Day of the Ancestors: Festival of the Masks at the Leimert Park Art Walk.

All ages are welcome to participate in this workshop series! Come to one, or join weekly!

The workshop is free.

Please consider selecting the DONATION option to support the Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks.

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Meeting ID: 8381 0316 8360

If the workshop registration has closed, please join us on facebook where the workshop will be livestreaming and register now for next week's workshop.

In preparation for the workshop...

• Gather as many of the following as you can: Drumsticks, wooden spoons, drums, buckets, pots, or pans.

• Review or catch up with previous workshops on LA Commons facebook page and check out:

• Workshops featuring African Diasporic Cultural Arts, Ancestor Mask Making, African Diasporic Movement

• Diaspora Dialogues: conversations between artists based in Leimert Park Los Angeles and Bahia Brazil, South Africa and across the African Diaspora.

10th Annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of the Masks at the Leimert Park Art Walk

Your donation of any amount supports the artists and culture bearers who co-create the Festival of Masks Workshops, Dialogues and Celebration. DONATE.

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