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Limanya Drum & Dance Ensemble

Overture's Kids in the Rotunda
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Limanya Drum & Dance Ensemble, under the direction of Mandjou Mara, performs traditional music and dance from Guinea, West Africa. By incorporating song, dance, drum and theatre, Limanya’s performances are high-energy entertainment for all audiences. Limanya is composed of a diverse group of dancers and drummers from the U.S. who share a love of African tradition, celebration, and culture. Limanya’s performances are exciting, engaging, and highlight a variety of Guinean arts traditions. Enjoy an interactive, educational performance which is appropriate for all ages. You will learn about Guinean culture through call and response, lecture, demonstration, singing, dancing, and drumming.

Extra fun: Stop by the Central Library’s Children’s Room from 9 am – 1 pm for free art activities, special book displays and more, all inspired by the day’s Kids in the Rotunda performance.

All Ages. Shows at 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM.

The 1 PM performance will be American Sign Language interpreted. Please call 608.258.4144 if you need to be seated within sight of the interpreter.

Funding provided by American Girl’s Fund for Children, Madison Gas & Electric Foundation, Nancy E. Barklage & Teresa J. Welch, the Kuehn Family Foundation, Ian’s Pizza, and by contributions to Overture Center for the Arts. Help make arts experiences real for hundreds of thousands of people at overture.org/makeagift.