Ubuntu through drumming at Canadian Catholic School

The African concept of Ubuntu: “I am what I am because of who we all are” was practiced through drumming at Blessed Trinity Catholic School in Toronto Canada. Special needs children experienced the joy of drumming as the event promoted a sense of community within the school. Regardless of whom you are, where you’re from,…

From here to Timbuktoo

Imagine It! Children’s Museum of Atlanta launched an interactive exhibition for children to introduce them to West African culture, language and geography. Aptly called ‘From here to Timbuktu’, the exhibition encouraged children to explore difference of culture a world away, while celebrating some of the similarities that cut across culture. Children took a journey through…

Lighting up Cancun

2012 took off with a bang for Drum Café New York for Qliktech, a business software company, in Cancun, Mexico. Although Cancun has been victim to hurricanes, Mexican drug wars and disease, it is operationally one of Drum Cafe New York’s most efficiently run territories, with a “cache” of drums in Cancun and a long-standing…