An African Roots Rhythmic Journey: Venus Rising

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Venue:FIU Wertheim Concert Hall

Women’s Drum and Dance Ensemble Venus Rising, is a multi-ethnic performance troupe dedicated to creating works that uplift and inspire. This talented group of women percussionists and dancers explores West African, Caribbean, Brazilian and Middle Eastern rhythms, movements and songs. The group works their percussive magic on djembes, dununs, riqs, frame drums, doumbeks, cajons, krins, shekeres, congas, and agogo bells.

Through rhythm and movement, Venus Rising strives to empower individuals to break barriers by celebrating diversity. Fiery beats and hypnotizing dance choreographies create rhythmic entertainment for the soul. Get ready for a performance journey that will captivate all your senses!

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