6:30 pm
Don’t miss this amazing FREE Cuban Rumba/Orisha Dance Class taught by Stevie Insua at Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center. Enjoy the rich heritage of Afro Cuban Folkoric dances. The class is designed to teach students the movement, style and characteristics of Yoruba, Palo, Orishas, and Congo while gaining an awareness of the accompanying rhythms.
Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center
12:00 pm
Join us for a FREE Salsa Class taught by Joe Burgos and Arbaz Mehdi of Piel Canela Dancers at Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center. Each Salsa class starts with exercises to get you moving comfortably and confidently to Latin rhythms, transitioning into fundamental salsa footwork. Students will learn the history and culture of salsa
Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center
3:00 pm
Join us for a FREE Afro-Brazilian Dance Class taught by Velly Bahia at Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center. These dances and rhythms—including Samba de Roda, Axé, Sambareggae, Orixás, and Afoxé—are colorful, energize the body and spirit, help students develop rhythm and coordination, and stay fit, all while teaching the student about Brasilian culture. R&M
Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center
5:30 pm
Join us for a FREE Egyptian Belly Dance Class taught by Krystal Garabedian at Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center. One of the oldest dance forms, traditional Egyptian Belly Dance emphasizes complex, controlled, and precise movements of the torso, hips, and arms. In this class, students will learn body isolations in a fun class filled
Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center
Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Don’t miss our FREE Guinean Dance Class with Mouminatou Camara at Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center. Guinean dance has been passed down for centuries in various villages. In 1958 President Sekou Touré developed a prestigious national ballet to showcase the finest Guinean artists around the world. The dance form is high energy, helping to
Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center
12:10 pm
Speaker: Sofia Lago, Former KHC Curatorial Fellow; PhD candidate University of Bristol, UK The term “language revival” refers to a community of speakers halting or reversing the decline of language, or reviving an extinct one. To date, scholars of ethnolinguistics and language politics identify the Hebrew language as the only successful revival movement, though spoken
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
6:30 pm
Join us for a FREE Afro-Brazilian Dance Class taught by Janete Silva at Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center. Afro-Brazilian dance are the popular and traditional dance styles from Bahia in Brazil. Each class features a series of warm-up exercises that will prepare students for fun and extremely energetic technique and dynamic choreography with live
Djoniba Dance & Drum Centre
12:10 pm
Survivor Speakers: Anita Weissbord, Manfred Korman, Ellen Zilka, and Hannah Deutch Musical Performance by The Astoria Music Project Immediately following the violent demonstrations during Kristallnacht, rescue efforts went into effect to bring Jewish child refugees from Nazi Germany, Austria, and Czech lands into Great Britain. The Kindertransport, or Children’s Transport, through the work of many
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
5:00 pm
Speaker: Diane Fraher (Osage/Cherokee), filmmaker and founder and director of American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) This program will include a screening of clips from two films by acclaimed Osage/Cherokee filmmaker Diane Fraher, The Reawakening (2014) and The Heart Stays. Fraher will discuss her own work, depictions of Native American people in film and the work
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
12:00 pm
Speakers: Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College & Rachel Waters, graduate student at the New School’s Milano School of International Affairs The Dakota Access Pipeline protests, also known as #NODAPL or the Standing Rock protests, began after Energy Transfer Partners gained approval to build a pipeline
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
5:00 pm
Speakers/Performers: Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel, Founders of Spiderwoman Theatre Founded in 1976 in New York City, Spiderwoman Theatre is the oldest indigenous people’s theatre company in the United States. Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel as well as their sister Lisa Mayo, are from the Kuna and Rappahannock nations and have formed the core of
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College