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Partnerships

Feeling a Bit Crankie? Join us for Crankie Fest 2023, January 6-8, 2023 in Baltimore

Do you feel that warm glow upon your chilled face? Is there a hint of magic in the air? That’s right, it’s crankie season! What is a crankie you might ask? A crankie is a scroll that provides the visual narration to a story or song. Versions of the crankie…...

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Sankofa, Y’all: Affrolachian On-Time Music Gathering

“The Thang” is the place to be. Otherwise known as the Affrolachian On-Time Music Gathering, The Thang ​brings together lovers and practitioners of Black Appalachian music and dance in the Piedmont of Central Virginia. This 3 day event will take place September 30 through October 2 in Orange, Virginia, culminating…...

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Come for the Drum: Baltimore Rhythm Festival

September 17, 20221600 Guilford Ave., Baltimore MD 21202 CCV is excited to support the Baltimore Rhythm Festival, featuring workshops, children’s activities, an open mic, food and craft vendors, and festival drum jams that are like no other. This annual free festival is a community based celebration of the diversity and…...

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Citylore’s Across the Great Divide Poetry Mobile visits the Galax Fiddler’s Convention  

CCV partnered with New York City’s beloved cultural organization Citylore to bring their mobile poetry project, Across the Great Divide, to the Galax Fiddler’s Convention from August 8-13, 2022. The mission of Across the Great Divide is to provide a voice for participants to express their own political and world…...

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Sharing the Music of Carnival: Monobloco Percussion Workshop

Visiting from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Grupo Monobloco is a Carnival bloco (street drum ensemble) beloved in their native country. Monobloco visited the D.C. area on June 29th with support from EduCarte, a Maryland-based nonprofit which offers music, dance, and arts programming that centers around encounters of African, Latin, indigenous,…...

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La Nona Kanta: A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Flory Jagoda

Celebrating the legacy of the late Jewish Sephardic musical flame keeper Flory Jagoda, La Nona Kanta is a virtual program that tells the the true story of how her music helped Flory escape Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia when she was a teenager; how she made a life in the United States; and…...

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