Faye Family

Senegalese drummers return to the College to perform & teach

The Faye Family of drummers from Senegal represent the continuation and transformation of the géwël tradition over generations.  The Fayes return to the College to share their music through performances and classes.  


October and November, 2009

“The Faye Family and the Géwël Tradition” a lecture

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009
1:00pm
Sawyer 134, 8 Ashburton Place

“The Sabar Drum” a lecture and demonstration

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009
1:00pm
Sawyer 308, 8 Ashburton Place

“Zapo Babilée, Kaay Fi” a film presentation

Friday, Oct. 16, 2009
4:00pm
Donahue 311, 41 Temple Street

“Dancing the Drum” a lecture and demonstration

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009
1:00pm
Sawyer 1008, 8 Ashburton Place

“Zapo Babilée” a film presentation

Tuesday, Oct. 27
1:00pm
Sawyer 1008, 8 Ashburton Place

“Sabar as a Living and Modern Art” a lecture

Friday, Oct. 30, 2009
2:00-3:15pm
Munce Conference Room, 20 Derne Street

“The Sing Sing Tradition” a performance

Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 
7:00pm
C. Walsh Theatre, 55 Temple Street

"Sabar, Life is a Dance” a film presentation

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009
7:00pm
C. Walsh Theatre, 55 Temple Street

December 2009

"Celebration of Senegal"

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009
12:00-2:00pm
Ridgeway Gym, 148 Cambridge St. 


 

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