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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Drummers and dancers from the Katherine Dunham Dance School as well as the Cosaan Action Committee will honor two African drum instructors: Mor Thiam and Billy Assane.
Thiam is from Senegal. But, he settled in St. Louis and taught at the Katherine Dunham Dance School in East St. Louis. Thiam also developed the Cosaan Action Committee with a lot of help from Assane.
The African Arts Festival will also offer lots of music and shopping from local and international artisans.

Honoring Mor Thiam & Billy Assane Ingram
St. Louis African Arts Festival
Forest Park
World's Fair Pavillion
Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.
Festival runs through
Monday, May 25, 2015

The honors continue in the Ozark Theatre of Robbie's house of Jazz
Sunday May 24, 2015
7 p.m.
103 E. Lockwood
Webster Groves MO 63119

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