Kwanzaa 2011 - First Day - at the GEM Theater
With performances from Traditional Music Society
Monday, 26 December 2011
GEM Theater, Kansas City, Missouri
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's New Village Ensemble above with emcee John Robert on the right
Lillie and Chester Owens - recipients of the 2011 Charles Miller Black Liberation Award.
Traditional Music Society's New Village ensemble with Talking Drums from northern Ghana.
Soundz of Africa Youth Ensemble Drummers
Dancers - Soundz of Africa Youth Ensemble
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