30, 2001 at 9PM
TICKETS: $30.00 General Public
/ $22.50 IMAC Members
Friday, March 30th at 9PM the Inter-Media Art Center in
Huntington, Long Island will host an evening of traditional
African drumming and dance with OLATUNJI AND HIS DRUMS OF
music is a profound celebration of African life, with songs
that herald the many personal and social events central to all
troupe, Drums of Passion, express these images with a vitality
and force that is the benchmark by which all great African
performers today must be measured.
utilize a variety of traditional African instruments and
authentic costumes in their brilliant shows.
songs come from all parts of Africa, including a harvest song
from Olatunji�s homeland, Nigeria, a rain celebration from
Zaire, and others from Liberia, Senegal, and the Congo.
The great dancers in Olatunji�s
troupe imitate the movements of many different living
creatures, as well as pure expressions of the human spirit.
this performance are $30.00 general public ($22.50 for IMAC
Members) and can be obtained by calling IMAC's 24-hour
Arts-Line at (631) 549-ARTS. Tickets can also be purchased
at the theater from noon to 6PM, Tuesdays to Fridays, and
after 2PM on the day of the show. For further information
on this or other IMAC programs, call IMAC's business
office at (631) 549-9666.
Inter-Media Art Center, Inc. is a non-profit Media and
Performing Arts Center whose programs and services are
supported in part by public funds from the New York State
Council on the Arts, a state agency and the Suffolk County
Office of Cultural Affairs, as well as by the Members of IMAC.
IMAC also gratefully acknowledges support from Olivia and
Harlan Fischer, Branch Financial Services, Inc. and Fleet