In Conversation: Natu Camara
With Deonte Harris
Join us Friday, March 19, at noon EST as singer-songwriter Natu Camara — known affectionately as the Tina Turner of Guinea — joins ethnomusicologist Deonte Harris (Duke International Comparative Studies) for a free public Vimeo discussion covering Camara’s work, career, and activism in support of the education of girls and women throughout West Africa. The conversation officially kicks off Duke Performances’ annual Black Atlantic festival exploring the music and culture of the African diaspora through the Americas. Introduced by Brian Valentyn (Duke Performances).
Natu Camara’s virtual residency at Duke Performance will feature a pre-recorded performance, which will air on Vimeo beginning on Saturday, March 20. Tickets and info available HERE.
Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by Duke Performances, Duke Arts, the Forum for Scholars and Publics, and Duke Africa Initiative.