Charlotte Blake Alston: Stories and Songs in the Oral Tradition – Smart Stage Matinee Series

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Presented by JM FAMILY ENTERPRISES SMART STAGE MATINEE SERIES at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale FL

Nov 14
Charlotte Blake Alston: Stories and Songs in the Oral Tradition – Smart Stage Matinee Series

For hundreds of years throughout the African continent, people gathered and told stories. The tradition was the strongest in the West African countries of Senegal, Gambia, Guinea and Mali where history was preserved and is still passed down orally through the words and music of the griots or jalis (storytellers). Stories were the way the beliefs, mythology, cultural identity, history and shared community values of a people were taught. The tradition continued when Africans were brought to

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Broward Center for the Performing Arts

201 Southwest 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

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