Footwork Following New Orleans Second Line Parades

Friday, 01 November 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94613, USA
Hours of Operation: Open 6-30 PM / Closed 8-00 PM


In the inaugural event of its 80th anniversary celebrations, Mills College's Dance and Theater Studies Department will host a second line parade on Friday, November 1 at 6:30 p.m. The event will honor the achievements of the department's many influential black alumnae. Admission is free, and the public is warmly invited to join students and faculty in procession. No previous dance experience is required to participate. Second line is an improvisational dance form rooted in New Orleans' African American communities. Members of Dimensions Dance Theater, the oldest continuously operating African American dance company on the West Coast, and MJ's Brass Boppers brass band will lead the parade.
ZIP code: 94613
Indoor or Outdoor: outdoor
Food available for purchase: No
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