All Around This World Philadelphia announces an exciting collaboration with International House, one of Philadelphia’s premier hubs of international cultural programming, to offer interactive, informative and FUN hands-on cultural workshops for families with small kids. Programs will be 2pm the first Saturday of every month, starting November 1st.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1: HANDS-ON BOMBA WORKSHOP FOR FAMILIES WITH SMALL KIDS
Everyone will love drumming, humming and dancing with the Puerto Rican bomba rythms and chants of drummer, performer, singer and educator Alberto Pagán-Ramírez.
DATE: Saturday, November 1st, 2014
TIME: 2pm. (approximately 45 minutes)
LOCATION: International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut Street in West Philly
COST: $5 per person 2 years and up, at most $15 per family. International House Members FREE.
AGES: Appropriate for families with children from infants to 8 years old.
– December 6, Samba drumming with PhillyBloco’s Jay Beck
– January 3: to be determined. (likely capoeira)
– February 7: Malian drumming with Ira Bond
– March 7: Dende (Afro-Brazilian drumming)
– April 4: African dance and movement with Adwoa Tacheampong
– May 2: Bhangra dancing!
– June 6: tabla with Daniel Ando Scholnick
“International House Philadelphia has a critical three-fold mission: to maintain a diverse and welcoming community for scholars from around the world, while introducing them to the American experience; to broaden the horizons of its residents and the Greater Philadelphia community through high quality international arts and humanities programs; and to encourage understanding, respect, and cooperation among the people of all nations.”