Metro Art Presents: Bloco Obini
Friday, March 1, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. -- Various Locations of Union Station
Join us as we welcome Bloco Obini for a special, musical procession throughout Union Station in honor of Brazilian Carnaval.
Musical procession beginning in Union Station East Portal at 4:00 pm and proceeding throughout the Station.
This event is free and open to the public.
Bloco Obini is an all Queens drum ensemble founded by percussionist virtuoso Kahlil Cummings. Using art to speak to the times, Bloco Obini performs Afro Brazilian bloco drumming, with uplifting songs affirming that we are all royalty, and come from Kings and Queens. Bloco Obini represents the empowerment of not only women, but an entire generation, using the drum as a spiritual weapon to heal and educate, serving communities locally and abroad.
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