Seasons Center’s

2020 Cultural Ties Dance Festival

July 10-12, 2020

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FRIDAY 7-3-20


Cultural Ties Dance Festival  Funding Support Event!

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FRIDAY 7-10-20

CTDF Community Access  11am-2pm

Community Service Event: LocationTBA 

Virtual Fest  5pm CST

Rooted in the diaspora: Spotlight Conversations with the founding members of Kumbuka African Drum & Dance Collective.

SATURDAY 7-11-20

CTDF Community Access  11am-3pm

11 am Children’s Live Stream Dance Class (Facebook & Instagram LIVE)

w/ Mariama Curry (West African Dance)

12-3pm CTDF POP UP SPOTLIGHT!! (Facebook & Instagram LIVE)

Spotlight on some of Nola’s Black-Owned Businesses

CTDF 411 Boots on the Ground Teams lead by Ramona Graham and Giselle Nahkid

Virtual Fest @ 5pm CST

The Movements of the Diaspora: Virtual Dance Class Featuring

Kelly White, Zakiya L Cornish, & Kai Knight


SATURDAY 7-12-20

CTDF Community Access  3pm-4pm

Cultural Ties @ Live Stream Congo Square

3 pm Kumbuka- Remember the Ancestors!

w/ Ausettua AmorAmenkum

3:30 pm Congo Square Preservation Drum Circle

Virtual Fest  5pm CST

Connected through the Diaspora:

Cultural Soul Virtual Dance Party  & 

the premiere of “Cultural Soul” A Dance on Film featuring Evolve Diaspora, Kai Knight, Kumbuka African Drum & Dance Collective, N’Kafu & Silhouette Dance Ensemble