Libraries Host Online Kwanzaa Dance Performance

Dance Afrikana.
Photo credit: Young Audiences of Houston.

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will host an online dance-theater production of “The Story of Kwanzaa,” featuring talented performers from Dance Afrikana, on Saturday, December 19th. A link to the video performance will be posted at

Led by an African griot (storyteller), this performance will explore the African American and Pan-African holiday of Kwanzaa. Through dance, the performers will portray the story of traditional first-fruits celebrations in Africa. Led by artistic director Lindsay Gary, Dance Afrikana is a professional dance company that exists to celebrate Africa and the African Diaspora by connecting the worlds of traditional and contemporary African and Diaspora dance.

This event is made possible by Young Audiences of Houston. For more information, call at 281-633-4734.