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BAMfamily: Charlotte Blake Alston: Stories and Songs in the Oral Tradition

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Add to Calendar 03-03-2013 03-03-2013 15 BAMfamily: Charlotte Blake Alston: Stories and Songs in the Oral Tradition Internationally renowned master storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston performs selections from her wide repertoire of stories and songs from African and African-American oral traditions. Alston shares stories that transmit the beliefs, mythology, cultural identity, history, and community values that have circulated the African continent and were then brought to America. She breathes life into these traditional and contemporary stories, enhancing her tales with traditional instruments such as the djembe, the mbira, the shekere, and the 21-stringed kora. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=129620 BAM Fisher Theater true DD/MM/YYYY
March 03, 2013
12 and 3pm
BAM Fisher Theater
Fort Greene
All Ages
$12

Description: Internationally renowned master storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston performs selections from her wide repertoire of stories and songs from African and African-American oral traditions. Alston shares stories that transmit the beliefs, mythology, cultural identity, history, and community values that have circulated the African continent and were then brought to America. She breathes life into these traditional and contemporary stories, enhancing her tales with traditional instruments such as the djembe, the mbira, the shekere, and the 21-stringed kora.

Address: 321 Ashland Place
Fort Greene, NY 11217
Phone: 718-636-4100
Website: www.bam.org

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