Join us for Afro-Fusion 2019, our . Afro/Brazilian dance classes for all levels hosted by Capoeira CDO North Bay, we aim to spread cultural awareness, to unify, empower, and enrich our community through the love of dance.
Uzo Nwankpa– Nigerian Igbo Dance
Marta Santos — Afro Brazilian Dance
Sena Kugbega — West African Dance
CM Andrea — Capoeira Angola
12:00 – 1:30 Nigerian Dance with Uzo
1:45 – 3:00 West African Dance with Senna
12:00 – 1:30 Afro Brazilian Dance with Marta
1:45 – 3:00 Capoeira Angola with Andrea
3:15 – 4:15 Afro Fusion (Compilation Class with all teachers)
4:15 – 5:00 Drink/Snack/Talk
Mbongui Square Festival is an annual festival that celebrates the performing and visual arts. Organized by Kiandanda Dance Theater, the festival gathers dance, music, visual arts and spoken word artists of varied styles and artistic choices, from the Bay Area and across the world. What defines Mbongui Square Festival is interdisciplinary arts and multicultural community.
Trans.mutation-An immigrants’ journey through consciousness
An expression of self discovery uncovering the deep layers of internalized oppression, colonization and the complex contradictions of imposed social identities. Transmutation is expected to occur by unleashing the energies of epigenetic traumas inflicted through systems of oppression by transforming it.
Uzo Nwankpa is from the Eastern part of Nigeria, West Africa. An Igbo woman following her call of duty passed on to her from a long line of ancestral healers. Since the age of 5, she has been dedicated to sharing the power of indigenous healing practices through the art of music and dance. As a performer, student and teacher, she has toured countries in North America, Europe, Australia and Africa. She is the founder of the Uzo Method Project – A Public Health Solution. This program was developed to enhance, restore and rejuvenate the health of communities across the globe.