Dance Afrikana, Dance Podcast

Powered by Dance Afrikana and hosted by Dr. Lindsay Gary, Dance Afrikana, Dance Podcast highlights the African Dance tradition from Houston, Texas to the African continent. Its episodes specifically celebrate Black dance artists of the past, present, and future; the history of Black Dance in Texas; and African and Diasporic dances from around the globe. Our “Black Dance in Texas:” episodes are also a part of a larger oral history project to document the history of Black dance in the region.

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Season One

Exploring African Culture through Dance

Featuring Diana Akinyi Odhiambo, Aguibou Bougobali SANOU, and Dr. Emmanuel Cudjoe.

Dancing Her Africa: Umfundalai & The Legacy of Dr. Kariamu Welsh

Featuring Monique Walker

Houston Black Dance Collective Spotlight on: Jasmine Hearn

Featuring Jasmine Hearn

Houston Black Dance Collective Spotlight on Loren Holmes, Tempest McLendon, and Brittany Bass

Live Recording Featuring Loren Holmes, Tempest McLendon, and Brittany Bass

Exploring House Dance

Featuring Kyle “JustSole” Clark, Dinita “Queen Di” Clark, and Angel Anderson

Black Dance in Louisiana

Featuring Greer Mendy

Black Dance In Houston

Featuring Mama Lindi Yeni and Phaedra Vaughner

Commercialization of Contemporary African Dance

Featuring Eto’o Tsana

Dancing the Afrofuture with Dr. Halifu Osumare

Featuring Dr. Halifu Osumare