Samba! Celebrate Carnaval at the Monmouth County Library
Monmouth County Library Headquarters
125 Symmes Drive Manalapan, NJ07726 USA
Get into the Carnaval spirit with a special program celebrating samba at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive in Manalapan, at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2.
Learn about the samba from Dr. Philip Galinsky, a percussionist and ethnomusicologist specializing in Brazilian music. Dr. Galinsky founded Samba New York! in 2003 and is the group's current director and principal percussionist.
Dancers and musicians from Samba New York! will perform authentic dances. Dr. Galinsky will discuss the background of Carnaval and the very important role that samba plays.