Pittsfield: Afro-Caribbean and West African drum classes offered

Wednesday September 5, 2012

Cultural educator, drummer and singer Aimee Gelinas will lead a hands-on participatory class focusing on folkloric and contemporary Afro-Caribbean and West African drumming, percussion and singing, at The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave.

Classes for adults/mature teens are held weekly on Mondays at 6 p.m. for Beginner/Intermediate and 7 p.m. for Intermediate/Advanced. Traditional instruments are provided. The cost is $10 per class.

Classes on Sept. 24 will be moved to Tuesday, Sept. 25.

Weekly youth classes are held at Berkshire Pulse every Tuesday; visit www.berkshirepulse.com to register.

Email aimee@gaiaroots.com for more information.


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