Celebrate Gede at Cumbe Center for African and Diaspora Dance on Nov. 4.
In this special celebration, you’ll learn the traditional dances of Banda and Maskawon, mostly known as Yanvalou Gede, in a two-hour dance workshop. To enhance the experience, dancers can wear black, white, purple, or silver outfits and bring props like a cane, dark glasses, and a tall black top hat.
Come celebrate life and death with the Gede spirits through song, dance, and drums. Kwa Simibo! After class, join fellow revelers for some light refreshments and mingling to top off our celebration.
Gede Celebration, Nov. 4, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Tickets are $20. All ages are welcome.
Cumbe Center for African and Diaspora Dance [558 Fulton St. at Flatbush Avenue Extension in Clinton Hill; (718) 935–9700; www.cumbe