African diaspora http://kalw.org en Celebrating 40 years of dancing the African diaspora http://kalw.org/post/celebrating-40-years-dancing-african-diaspora <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">The pulse of drums spills out onto the street from an upper window of the Malonga Casquelord Center for the Arts, a big Art Deco building in the Lakeside district of Oakland. Up on the third floor, a battery of eight drummers is lined up against one wall of a large dance studio, vibrating the air with their music. </span> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:35:03 +0000 Jen Chien 33929 at http://kalw.org Celebrating 40 years of dancing the African diaspora