Here's an interesting drumming event happening next weekend in San Francisco.
What: SkinSongs: Women on the Drum
When: Sat., Oct. 27 8pm and Sun., Oct 28 at 2 and 6 pm
Where: Dance Mission Theater 3316 24th Street, San Francisco CA 94110
Ticket prices: $18 in advance, $20 at the door
For reservations: 415-273-4633 or to buy on line www.brownpapertickets.com
Who: Carolyn Brandy & OJALÁ, Dance Brigade, Afia Walking Tree and Spirit Drumz, Ong Dance Company, Grrrl Brigade, Susu Pampanin, Dawn RichardsonDance Brigade presents 3 shows with women drummers representing different musical cultures of the world. The number of women redefining percussion traditions and drumming for art, spirituality and healing grows every year, especially in the Bay Area, as more women are rediscover their ancient birthright that traces women as the earliest known shamans whose religions revolved around the beating of the drum. This showcase of local talent will inspire, delight and invigorate. There will be a Healing Circle with Vicki Noble after Sunday evening show. For complete program information please see http://www.dancemission.com/