Summer Series - Fana Soro “Yamo Yamo”

Presented by: Shenkman Arts Centre Presents in partnership with the Heart of Orléans BIA

Join us for a weekly dose of fun at our summer lunchtime series!

“Yamo! Yamo!” (“Hello! How are you doing!” in Baoulé) from the charismatic ambassador of West African culture! In this dynamic and interactive performance, Fana Soro, a hereditary master musician of the Senoufo people, shares the musical traditions of his home country to showcase the soaring melodies, driving rhythms and spirited dances of ancient West African performing arts.

These free concerts will take place every Thursday in July and August. The performances will present a wonderfully diverse selection of local artists and performers.

Summer Series additional shows:
July 5 – Oto-Wa Taiko
July 12 – Fana Soro “Yamo Yamo”
July 19 – Wise Atangana
July 26 - Dendê Do Recife – Capoeira Dance
August 2 - Puja Uppal – Bollywood Dance
August 9 - Rhonda Doxtador – Hoop Dance
August 16 - Calvin Vollrath - Fiddle music

Ages: All ages
Language: English

In case of rain: will be moved to the Upper Lobby

Venue: Agora Minto-Orléans Outdoor Plaza
Genre: Special Event

August 23 at 12:30 pm