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Thanks to all who made Celebrate South Madison such a resounding success!
Celebrate South Madison – Thursday, September 22, 2011 – 4-7 pm for Celebrate South Madison, at the Villager on Park, 2300 S. Park Street. Carrying on a proud tradition, the South Madison Farmer’s Market, which begins at 2pm in the same location, is a co-sponsor of this event. Please help us get out the word by sharing the link to this page widely. And be sure to check out the list of special links to our entertainment, and a copy of the event poster, below.
Free Entertainment for the Whole Family, Kids Activities, Music, and Food, all at the Farmers’ Market! And a chance to connect with the valuable work of southside neighborhood associations in building community. Please call 608-819-8549 or write to email@example.com to volunteer, or for more information.
Here’s our entertainment schedule:
4:00 – Yaya Kambaye – traditional drumming and kora music from Senegal, West Africa!
4:30 – UW African Dance 277 – advanced African and Caribbean dance performance class from UW-Madison under the direction of Chris Walker!
4:45 – Black Star Drum Line (pictured at left) – talented young people from the Boys and Girls Club! Check out this YouTube link: Boys and Girls Club Black Star Drumline
5:30 – Capoeira Angola Madison – Madison based group demonstrating an Afro-Brazilian art that combines, music, dance, and martial arts!
6:00 – Son Mudanza – beautiful music from Veracruz, on the gulf coast of Mexico!
6:30 – La Otra Banda – special guests performing modern and traditional music from Venezuela! Click here to listen to selections from their latest CD.
Face Painter extraordinaire, Nuria, will be available from 4-6pm to work her magic on kids of all ages! And Space Place will be firing off its popular “Seltzer Rockets” from 4-5pm. Other children’s activities throughout the event, provided by the volunteers from Slow Food.
This year’s catering is being provided by Melly Mell’s Soul Food Restaurant, (great food at reasonable prices), 313 W. Beltline Hwy.
Come help us celebrate the spirit of South Madison. Please call 608-819-8549 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer, or for more information.
Please help us to get out the word. To download a copy of our poster, please click here