Pasco-Hernando State College’s Black History Month Celebration will feature History of African Drumming by Myron Jackson and Kuumba Dancers & Drummers.
Four presentations are scheduled over a two-day period:
Tuesday, February 23
· 10 a.m. – Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Room B105
· 6 p.m. – Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch, Wesley Chapel, 2727 Mansfield Blvd., Room B303
Wednesday, February 24
· 9:45 a.m. – West Campus, New Port Richey, 10230 Ridge Road, Performing Arts Center
· 6 p.m. – East Campus, Dade City, 36727 Blanton Rd., Room A240
Founded by husband and wife Myron and Natalie Jackson, The Kuumba Dancers and Drummers are a Tampa Bay area premier community-based Afrocentric performing art ensemble. “The troupe brings high energy dancing, colorful costumes, songs and storytelling to recognize Black History Month. They are excellent teachers of their art,” said Imani Asukile, PHSC director of global and multicultural awareness and special assistant to the president.
The History of African Drumming presentations are offered at no charge. Community organizations and school groups are welcome. For more information, contact the PHSC information center at 1-855-NOW-PHSC.
Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) serves the educational needs and interests of its community by awarding certificates, diplomas, associate and baccalaureate degrees. As a comprehensive, multicampus learning-centered institution, PHSC utilizes various instructional modalities and support services. PHSC provides an accessible, diverse teaching and learning environment rich with opportunities for students to achieve academic success and cultural growth in a global society.