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Down by the Riverside – Spirituals Performance by Ron Daise – CANCELLED
November 4, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm| $10
This event has been CANCELLED due to health issues
Sing along with Ron Daise and learn Gullah songs that shaped the culture. From sorrow songs to baptism, code message, children’s, work, and funeral songs, participants will gain an understanding and an appreciation for Gullah Geechee heritage. Information from groundbreaking books about Gullah culture, Charles Joyner’s Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave Community (1984), and Daise’s books, Reminiscences of Sea Island Heritage (1986) and Gullah Branches, West African Roots (2005), as well as personal insights will be featured. Come ready to sing, clap, stomp, enjoy!
This session is also included in the festival’s Weekend Pass (which includes ticketed and free events Thursday through Sunday, excluding workshops, cooking demonstrations, and tours).
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