Hip-hop/Soul

DJ Diaspora

When: Saturdays, Sundays. Continues through July 17 2011

Whether you are in Nigeria in ceremony or Cuba at a bembe, whether you are in New York for a party at the APT or New Orleans for a funeral march, some of the worlds most renowned Djs have taken the African rhythms of these sacred traditions and recreated them into the sounds we now know as House Music. Being connected to their spiritual and cultural roots as producers, Djs have created bridges between various cultures within the African Diaspora, connecting audiences, communities and artists through rhythm ORIGINS: The Dj Diaspora brings together Djs and producers, drummers, and dancers, priest and practitioners to one stage for this first annual Music and Dance Symposium.

Price: $15-$60

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