Campbell and CFFFA present Healing Force African Drumming and Storytelling team

October 21, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Buies Creek, N.C.—Campbell University and the Cape Fear Friends of the Fine Arts will present “Rhythm of the Drum,” a performance of the Healing Force African Drumming and Storytelling team, on Monday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. in Ellis Theatre of the Taylor Bott Rogers Fine Arts Center.

The group, which has been performing since 1975, is known for its high energy and unique musical instruments such as the thumb piano, talking drum, shekeres, wasamba and kayamba. Combined with singing, dancing and storytelling, “Rhythm of the Drum” and the Healing Force African Drumming and Storytelling team brings traditional African culture to life.

The group is composed of husband and wife team, Joseph and Gail Anderson, their daughter Sonji and son Karim. They have performed at schools, churches, festivals, colleges and universities, providing a unique opportunity to experience African culture, which they say, “embraces the spirit of life.”

Tickets are $15 for the general public. For more information, contact the Campbell University Division of Fine Arts at 910.893.1495.