BHM: African Drum Making and Naming Workshop

BHM: African Drum Making and Naming Workshop

Thursday, February 22, 2024

On-Campus: Art Gallery Patio
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Cultural BHM: African Drum Making and Naming Workshop
Pair of African drums on the ground

BLACK HISTORY MONTH (BHM): The LAVC Umoja Black Scholars invites you to an African Drum Making and Naming Ceremony, which is a traditional, culturally rich event that celebrates the creation and christening of drums. It involves artisans skillfully crafting drums, followed by a communal naming ritual, symbolizing the instrument's spiritual significance and its role in community life.

This event is open to all current and prospective students, faculty, staff and the general public.

Date & Time: Thursday, February 22 from 1-3 pm
Location: Art Gallery Patio (view map)

For more information, please contact Rip Geru-Maa at @email or 818-947-2600, ext. 5847.

Umoja Black Scholars Program

LACCD encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Please allow 10 days if you anticipate on needing any type of accommodation, or have questions about the physical or virtual access provided, contact Rip Geru-Maa at @email or 818-947-2600, ext. 5847 as soon as possible, but no later than ten (10) business days prior to the event.

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