Ballet ensemble brings a touch of Senegal to Union Chapel

Ballet ensemble brings a touch of Senegal to Union Chapel

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Da'African Village performed at the Union Chapel last Saturday. — Gwyn McAllister

This Saturday, July 26, Da’African Village, an organization dedicated to creating cultural exchange between Africa and other places, will host a day of tribal dance at the Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs. Les Enfants du Soleil African Ballet Ensemble will engage the audience in Senegalese dance, drumming, and storytelling. Tickets are $25 for the 3 pm matinee show and $35 for the 7:30 pm show. Proceeds benefit Alex’s Place at the YMCA and the formation of the Youth Empowerment Program for the MV NAACP. Visit daafricanvillage.com for tickets and more information.