Created by Chuck Davis in 1977, DanceAfrica—the nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance—brings together dance, music, film, and an array of community events for an exhilarating celebration of culture from Africa and its diaspora.
Read more about the history of DanceAfrica.
Grammy-winning vocal ensemble SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK kicks off DanceAfrica 2013.
Grand Baton melds the gwo ka drum rhythms of its native Guadeloupe with prog-rock.
Fela Kuti-style Afrobeat meets tribal house jams in this nine-piece funk ensemble.
Celebrate the 17th year of the BAM/Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation partnership.
DanceAfrica pays tribute to those who have passed on to the ancestral grounds.
BAM awards two- and four-year scholarships to support select students.