COMPAS Teaching Artists present Siama’s Congo Roots

The Arrowhead Library System and COMPAS are pleased to present

Siama’s Congo Roots

A free program being offered for all ages at the following locations:

Thursday, September 12, 6:00 p.m.
Moose Lake Public Library
Friday, September 20, 6:00 p.m.
Cook Public Library
Friday, September 13, 4:00 p.m.
Biwabik City Hall
Saturday, September 21, 10:30 a.m.
Hoyt Lakes Public Library
Saturday, September 14, 10:00 a.m.
Carlton Area Public Library
Saturday, September 21, 1:00 p.m.
Eveleth Public Library
Saturday, September 14, 3:30 p.m.
Duluth Public Library
Monday, September 23, 9:00 a.m.
Lake of the Woods School,
Monday, September 16, 10:30 a.m.
Mount Royal Branch Library, Duluth
Monday, September 23, 6:30 p.m.
International Falls Public Library
Monday, September 16, 6:00 p.m.
Two Harbors Public Library
Tuesday, September 24, 1:00 p.m.
Babbitt Public Library
Tuesday, September 17, 10:00 a.m.
Mountain Iron Public Library
Tuesday, September 24, 6:00 p.m.
Silver Bay Public Library
Tuesday, September 17, 3:30 p.m.
Buhl Public Library
Wednesday, September 25, 9:30 a.m.
Cook County School
Wednesday, September 18, 10:00 a.m.
Virginia Public Library
Wednesday, September 25, 6:00 p.m.
Grand Marais Public Library
Wednesday, September 18, 3:30 p.m.
Calumet Public Library
Thursday, September 26, 10:30 a.m.
Cloquet Public Library
Thursday, September 19, 1:00 p.m.
Greenway High School Auditorium,
Thursday, September 26, 6:00 p.m.
West Duluth Branch Library
Thursday, September 19, 6:00 p.m.
Grand Rapids Area Library
Friday, September 27, 10:30 a.m.
Gilbert Public Library
Friday, September 20, 1:00 p.m.
Hibbing Public Library
Friday, September 27, 3:30 p.m.
Ely Public Library

Brimming with catchy songs and engaging stories that bring renowned COMPAS Teaching Musician Siama (see-AH-maw) Matuzungidi’s rural Congolese culture to life, this charming show features Siama’s spirited singing, masterful acoustic guitar, and captivating traditional African instruments like Mbira and Balafon. Dallas Johnson will encourage everyone to sing happy songs in Kikongo, Lingala and English, the kids will play fun shakers, and the program will all culminate with a dance party! This hour-long program will be especially fun for kids, but enjoyed by all ages.

This program, sponsored by Arrowhead Library System, was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF) and by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the ACHF.

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