Join the PACAC Family!

Performing Arts Center for African Cultures, Inc., (PACAC) is a Non-Profit organization that exists to promote a better understanding of the various African cultures in a fun and interesting learning environment.

The Center focuses on authentic African music; rhythms and Dances of antiquity, and storytelling. We showcase a wide array of indigenous musical instruments, and the colorful traditional outfits necessary for a better understanding and proper appreciation.

Our goal is to safeguard, cultivate, and share the performing arts heritage, and the ongoing creativity of the various African cultures with all who are interested to benefit. These forms of expressions, their meanings, values, and aesthetics that are embodied in them, offer many benefits ranging from physical, educational, spiritual, to social.

We would love to have you join us and experience more!

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Come Play With Me (6 to 24 Months)

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 21, 2018

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 21, 2018

Join Arts Integration Specialist, Kofi Dennis to explore developmentally appropriate ways to play by using the elements of music, drama and dance! Kofi Dennis will lead parents/guardians and their infants and toddlers to experience the joy of singing, dancing and bringing books to life!

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Traditional African Dance Class

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

NEW AT PACAC! Our African Dance Class gives our students the opportunity to experience practical performances in traditional dance forms from Africa, including contemporary dance movements. This is an amazing opportunity to study African dance forms with professional, experienced Artists!

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Traditional African Dance Lessons

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 22, 2020

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Afrobeat Fridays

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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Join us for a fun Afrobeat cardio workout to start your weekend off!

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BESA Workout

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am EDT
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BESA Workout is an exercise with forms and techniques created from African dances. “Besa” is an Akan (Ghanaian) word meaning “come dance”. This aerobic exercise is a great cardio workout!

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Beats and Rhythms for Little Hands

July 21 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, happening 100 times

Beats and Rhythms for Little Hands is a program designed to introduce children (ages 2-5) to African cultures and music at an early age. This impacts listening schools, motor skills, leadership skills, social development and diversity.

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Afro Yoga

July 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

In this class we will take you through the yoga movements with rhythms reflective of the Afro-Caribbean culture. Bring your mat, towel and water!

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Afro Fusion Dance

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, happening 100 times

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Community Drum Circle

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day 29 of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kick Start the next month with a FRESH BEAT!

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