First Friday at the Eugene Downtown Library

Andreas Beginning Dance Class

Start the year off right by joining West African Cultural Arts Institute for First Friday @ The Eugene Downtown Library. Enjoy a vibrant dance and high-energy percussion performance to delight and inspires all ages.

Under the artistic direction of Alseny Yansane, fourteen year performing artist with Ballets Africains of Guinea performers Andrea DiPalma Yansane, Papa Yansane, Ayisha Elliott and Christine Walugembe will dance and drum traditional and contemporary pieces that give a taste of the rich cultural arts of Guinea.

Audience members who will be infused by the powerful rhythmic drumming and energetic dance get an opportunity at the end of the show to learn some new dance steps and move along to the joyful and passionate music from Guinea!

January 2nd, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown Library
100 W. 10th Ave.
Eugene, Oregon 97401