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Thiossane (cha-sahn): Looking Back, Moving Forward Annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks

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Leimert Park Artwalk and LA Commons presents:

11th Annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks!

Thiossane (cha-sahn): Looking Back, Moving Forward

Join us on Sunday, June 27th at 12:00 pm as we experience Thiossane, the Senegalese way of taking cues from the past to live well in the present. This June, we are online to celebrate the rich traditions of the African Diaspora and connect you with Black creatives from across the globe!

The festival will be live on Zoom and streamed to Facebook and Youtube.

Hosted by Bruce Lemon

Magatte Fall & Maxx Percussion

World Premiere by S.H.I.N.E. MUWASI

Najite Agindotan & Olokun Cultural Group

Blessing by Imodoye Shabazz

Featured Artists: Lula Washington Dance Theater, Poetry by S. Pearl Sharp and Triniti Daniel-Robinson, Katalyst, Ranika Adachi, Noni Olabisi, Kehinde, Sankofa Leaders

All ages are welcomed and invited to travel the African Diaspora with us (from home) this summer!

Please consider choosing the donation option when registering for a ticket or visit our donation page.

LA Commons engages communities in the creation of public art that tells their unique stories and serves as the basis for dialogue, interaction, and a better understanding of Los Angeles. www.lacommons.org


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