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Kwanzaa 2011 - First Day - at the GEM Theater
With performances from Traditional Music Society

Monday, 26 December 2011
GEM Theater, Kansas City, Missouri

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com
Drummers bring in the opening processional to fill the seats in the GEM Theater. It was close to a capacity crowd in the GEM. After the processional were talks and a ritual followed by the Charles Miller Black LIberation Award presentation and then musical and dance performance from TMS (Traditional Music Society) groups.

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com
Traditional Music Society's New Village Ensemble above with emcee John Robert on the right

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com
Lillie and Chester Owens - recipients of the 2011 Charles Miller Black Liberation Award.

Drummers

Traditional Music Society's New Village ensemble with Talking Drums from northern Ghana.

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Soundz of Africa Youth Ensemble Drummers

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Dancers - Soundz of Africa Youth Ensemble

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com

Traditional Music Society performance at Kwanzaa at the GEM 26 Dec 2011 - photo by Mike Strong, www.kcdance.com



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