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Okanagan Rhythm Fest 2013 - Schedule of Events

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Friday July 19

Time
7 - 9 pm Free Evening Performance in Gyro Park as part of Sunshine Cabaret, featuring
  • Russell Sparrow Native Dance
  • Yamabiko Taiko
  • The Rippers, West African Drum Troupe
  • Nankama, West African Drum & Dance with Navaro Franco

Saturday July 20 - Indoor Events


(see below for outdoor events)

All Workshop & Session Ticket: $15 each. Online ticket purchase has now closed. Tickets can still be purchased at the event location, 157 Orchard Ave in Penticton.

Instruments are available within workshops on a first-come, first-served basis where indicated below. However please help us by bringing your own or borrowing from a friend.

Time Room:
Orchard House Theatre
157 Orchard Ave.
Room:
St. Saviour's Hall
150 Orchard Ave.
10 am - 11:30 am Introduction to Taiko
with Harumi Tamaoki & Naoko Nakamura
(max 14 - drums provided)
Intro to Djembe Drumming for Adults & Children
with Raven Ritcey (max 30 - some instruments provided - first come first served)
Lunch Lunch
12:30 - 2 pm Introduction to Taiko
with Harumi Tamaoki & Naoko Nakamura
(max 14 - drums provided)
Afro-Cuban Drumming
with Trevor Salloum (max 25 - some instruments provided - first come first served)
2:30 - 4 pm Shakere
with Navaro Franco
(max 40; instruments provided)
West African Drumming
with Bobby Bovenzi (some instruments provided - first come first served - max 40)
4:30 - 6:00 pm West African Dance
with Kesseke Yeo
- max 40

Middle Eastern Drumming
with Trevor Salloum (max 25 - some instruments provided - first come first served)
6 - 7:30 pm Dinner Break with outdoor performances by
Kalumba & Bahiti Belly Dance
7:30 - 9:30 pm Tragic Hip Replacements Performance Rhythm & Healing Journey
with Navaro Franco

Saturday July 20 - Outdoor Events


(by donation)
Time Room:
Outdoors!
10 - 10:45 am Drum Circle Grooves
with Jim Copeman
(drums provided)
+
food and artisan vendors
10:45 - 11:30 am Zumba Class with Donna Pura
+
food and artisan vendors
Lunch
12:30 - 1:15 pm Funk Hip Hop Dance
with Jake Evans
+
food and artisan vendors
1:15 -2:30 pm Djembe Django Drummers - outdoor performance
Come and feel the groove, drum and dance!
+
food and artisan vendors
2:30 - 4 pm Poi Spinning Workshop with Kinshira
+
food and artisan vendors
4:30 - 6:00 pm Frame Drum & Cajon
with Jim Copeman
(max 12; instruments provided)
6 - 7:30 pm Dinner Break with outdoor performances by
Kalumba & Bahiti Belly Dance
10 - 11 pm Kinshira & Donnalee Poi Spinning & Drum Jam