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Mardi Gras Indian Education Panel - Drum Circle:The Beat Goes On . . ."

DATE
Fri, Oct 4, 2013
TIME
6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Guardians Institute, New Orleans Musicians' Assistance Fund, The Anthropology Department at the University of New Orleans and Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame present “Drum Circle: The Beat Goes On . . .” A panel discussion and performance exploring the retention and role of West African drums rhythms and song forms in current Mardi Gras Indian music traditions.
Participants include Big Chief Darryl Montana, Big Chief Brian Harrison Nelson, Chief Donald Claude, Luther Gray, Wesley Phillips, Ajay Mallery, DJ Hektik and ethnomusicologist Ibraheima Seck. The panel will conclude with a performance demonstration by panelists and the Mardi Gras Indian Collective in full regalia. This presentation will be facilitated Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson.

Event is free and open to the public
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For more information or to RSVP, contact Cherice Harrison-Nelson at (504) 214-6630 or via e-mail at queenreesie@aol.com.

LOCATION

Sandbar at the Cove - University of New Orleans
Founders Road Across from Education Building
New Orleans, LA

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Big Chief Brian Nelson of the Guardians of the Flame at MNOP
Big Chief Brian Harrison Nelson of the Guardians of the Flame - Photo by Nina Reynaud
Queen Bee Littdell Banister - Tribal Queen Creole Wild West
Creole Wild West Tribal Queen Littdell Banister
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