Tag Archives: Toumany Kouyate

An Air of Hope – “Music: Power and Purpose” Symposium (Friday, August 13, 2010)

Music makes us tap our feet, move, sometimes cry, sometimes smile.  But why do the people behind the guitars, behind the pipes, give us this music to react to?  The question posed to Afrikadey! artists at the “Music: Power and … Continue reading

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Singing in the Rain – Toumany Kouyate Noon Hour Stephen Avenue Concert (Friday, August 13, 2010)

Upon getting to 2nd St SW and Stephen Avenue, the location our Noon Hour Concert permit read, I was dubious.  It was an empty street with no accoutrements (table, chairs, canopy, electricity) and the rain was falling on the quasi-cobblestone … Continue reading

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Oh Francophone Calgary – “Les Français d’Afrique” (Wednesday, August 11, 2010)

Let me start by saying that my French is très mal, so I may have missed many a joke and introduction at “Les Français d’Afrique” at Alliance Française.  Those in attendance who can shed more light on the evening please … Continue reading

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