By Brooklyn Reader

January 29, 2015, 11:23 am



Photo: Courtesy Cumbe


Moving-Party-Homepage-Promo3-1If you haven’t yet heard, the beloved Cumbe Center for African and Diaspora Dance in Fort Greene is moving!

Yes, the building has been purchased and will become condos, and so the popular African dance studio has been forced to find new digs.

They are still looking, but these dancers and drummers refuse to claim defeat. They stay lifted, and this Saturday, they are inviting the Central Brooklyn community out to a moving party!

Photo: Courtesy Cumbe

Photo: Courtesy Cumbe

WHO: Cumbe Center for African and Diaspora Dance

WHAT: MOVING PARTY!!! Celebrate Cumbe’s first three years in business and its upcoming move with a night of dancing and great music! Feel the joy on Fulton Street one last time. Price: $10-$20 sliding scale

WHEN: Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 9:00pm

WHERE: Cumbe, 558 Fulton Street

Photo: Courtesy Cumbe

Photo: Courtesy Cumbe


  • Live performances by Brooklyn’s 2012 Battle of The Boroughs Winner Brown Rice Family Band
  • Mini Dance Classes
  • Samba with Danielle Lima, Dancehall with Yaminah Legohn, and Sabar with N’deye Gueye
  • AND the Cumbe Community Bazaar, with crafts, clothes, and jewelry from the students, friends, and families of Cumbe


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