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Sankofa Arts with Ranika Adachi | Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks

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Over the six weeks, build community as you explore the arts of Senegal and the African Diaspora to create art that celebrates ancestors.

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Learn about African Diaspora cultures and create art that brings cultures alive with Ranika Adachi. Experience Thiossane (cha-sahn) the Senegalese way of taking cues from the past to live well in the present.

Art created from this workshop series will be featured in the virtual procession at the annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks at the Leimert Park Art Walk.

The workshop is free! Please consider supporting Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks by selecting the "Donation" ticket option.

Upon registering, you will be emailed the Zoom link.


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Leimert Park's Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks is an annual celebration of our ancestors and an invocation for the South Central LA community. Founded in 2010 by artists Najite Agindotan and Ben Caldwell in collaboration with LA Commons, Festival of Masks is a multicultural, multigenerational, and multimedia arts event that champions the vast identities of the African diaspora.

Your donation of any amount supports the artists and cultural bearers who co-create the Festival of Masks workshops, dialogues, and celebration. DONATE

Learn more at lacommons.org

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