“Orishas” Workshops, Accents on Eglinton Bookstore Friday May 4

“Orishas” : Workshops on Afro-Cuban Culture and Santeria (Part II)

Friday at 7:00pm until Saturday at 10:00pm

Accents on Eglinton Bookstore, 1790 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, phone: 647-352-8558.

Áccents Bookstore is pleased to present

Workshops on Afro-Cuban Culture and Santeria (Part II)

with Babalawos, Santeros, Musicians, Dancers and Writers

May 4, 11, 17, 25 and 26, 2012

First Session (May 4, 2012 @ 7:00pm): “Africa and the Orishas in Cuba” (Facilitator: Abubacar Fofana, Researcher, York University)

Second Session (May 11, 2012 @ 7:00pm): “Oshun” (Facilitators: Carlos Gardo (Babalawo), Julio Rigores (Practioner of Elegua), Consuelo Herrera (Afro-Cuban Dance Instructor and Practioner of Oshun) and Reimundo Sosa (Afro-Cuban Percussion Instructor and Practioner of Oshun). Special Event for Mother’s Day.

Third Session (May17, 2012 @ 7:00pm): Book Club: “The Accidental Santera by Irete Lazo” (Facilitator: Tricia Thomas, Teacher). (Books and discussion questions available at Áccents on Eglinton Bookstore)

Fourth Session (May 25, 2012 @ 7:00pm): Book-Brindis (Wine & Cheese Event): El Lirio del Prado by Reynaldo Fernández Pavón (This session will be held at Gélico Gallery located at 264A Christie St (Christie and Dupont), phone: 647-774-6262)

Fifth Session (May 26, 2012 @ 6:30pm): Book Launch: “El Lirio del Prado” by Reynaldo Fernández Pavón at Áccents on Eglinton Bookstore (647-352-8558) (this session is free)

Áccents on Eglinton Bookstore
1790 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, phone: 674-352-8558
Cost for each session: $12 dollars
Register for all 4 sessions in advance for $45 dollars!

Please join us for this interesting journey through one of the most relevant aspects of Cuban culture!

Abubacar Fofana Leon is the Cuban proprietor, check out afro-latino literature in the store.

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