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FUNK_A Family Day
May 22, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pmFREE
Join Numbi Arts for a daytime event involving live music, drumcircles, song, dance, inter-generational storytelling, spoken word, food, film, and the launch of a new book by Rashid Mohamed Shabeleh.
We kick off at 2pm with a DJ PETE ON THE CORNER, followed by Intergenerational Story Telling and participatory drum circle, song and dance facilitated by Numbi’s Resident Artists and Special Guests.
At 4pm we will Lauch Ma Dhabaa Jacayl Waa Loo Dhintaa, A book tracing the Epic Love Story of Somali Romantic Poet Elmi Bodheri by Rashid Mohamed Shabeleh + an interview with the author and a book signing.
At 5pm we will screen Short Stories of Peace: A message by Peace Ambassador Prem Rawat followed by DJ PETE ON THE CORNER for an hour long boogie down.
Also includes traditional food, craft and book stalls (including Xalwo Crafts, a collection and celebration of Somali heritage.)