Migration of African Art and Culture
April 17, 2004 Saturday 3PM CT
From Africa to the Caribbean, from Brazil to London and back again: African art and culture have crossed the globe, influencing poets, musicians, authors and artists. Jean talks with poet Kwame Dawes (KWAH-mee DAWZ) and musician Ricardo Lemvo (ree-CAR-doh LEHM-voh) about the migration of African culture and it's impact on their work.
- Kwame Dawes, poet, musician, playwright and Professor of English at the University of South Carolina.
- Ricardo Lemvo, acclaimed Afro-Cuban musician , founder of the band Makina Loca.
Soundbites and Music Used in the Program