Saturday, October 19, 2013, 6:30 – 9:30pm

GambiaHELP presents
West Africa Live! A Festival of Music, Food and Dance

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $15/$10/FREE.


A lively celebration of the arts and culture of West Africa, with music, dancing and drumming performances by Gansango Music & Dance, Senegalese percussionist Thione Diop, master kora players Kane Mathis & Sean Gaskell, and the Mandinka drummers of Wulibaa.  At intermission, enjoy a delicious West African meal catered by Afrikando Banadir Restaurant (The Stranger calls their food “extraordinarily rich, flavorful and deeply satisfying”), wine and beer, children’s games and activities, a marketplace of Gambian handicrafts, and a silent auction.  Proceeds will benefit Gambia Health Education Liaison Project, or GambiaHELP, a nonprofit providing educational and health services in rural Gambia and helping villagers establish sustainable local businesses.

Presented by: GambiaHELP, a Seattle-based nonprofit that has been supporting communities in The Gambia for 22 years, with support from Stanford, Munko & Co. PLLC, Car Tender, Summit Law Group, Tarutis & Brunstrom Health Lawyers, and individual sponsors.
Tickets: Adults $15; Youth 10-17 years $10; Under Age 10 Free
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One Comment

  1. Fatou LM Jammeh
    Posted October 9, 2013 at 5:56 am | Permalink

    Keep it up Shelby and Essa for helping the Gambian and May God Bless you All

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