Batalá performing at the 26th Annual Red Hook Fest in 2019. Photo by Kirade Coudres. Used with permission of Renee Ousley, Marketing and Communications Managers at the Center for African and Diaspora Dance.

Do You Want To Learn This Beat?

By Hannah-Kathryn Valles

For more than 10 years, the Center for African and Diaspora Dance has been serving Brooklyn with a selection of dance and music classes rooted in Africa. But for many who dance there, the studio is more than just a place to move their body.


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Produced by Hannah-Kathryn Valles
Music Credits: “Running Waters” by Jason Shaw, courtesy of Jason Shaw, via AudioNautix, available at audionautix.com