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Hayley’s 5 years!

Last week we surprised Hayley at the end of a Board meeting with a little party to celebrate her fifth anniversary with Baobab Tree. Many friends showed up from Baobab’s past and present. Hayley de Bie started as our office … Continue reading

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Footsteps to Ghana Contest

Baobab Community is pleased to announce our amazing contest, open from now until June 17, 2011. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from our office or a Baobab Youth member near you. A skill testing question must be answered … Continue reading

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School Performances

Yesterday the Baobab Youth went on the road for a couple of school shows. Two vans full of drums and five vehicles of performers….our first stop was at Churchill Alternative School where Baobab collaborated with the Churchill Lunchtime Drummers, made … Continue reading

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Shoe La La!

Sunday saw a very different set up at the Baobab Studio…so different that we had to spill out into the big room of our wonderful landlords, St George’s.  Usually its all about drums, drums and more drums but this time … Continue reading

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New Funding Announcement!

Baobab Community is pleased to announce that we are recent recipients of funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. These funds have made it possible to purchase large mirrors for our walls, to better serve our rehearsals and African dance classes. … Continue reading

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Quiz Night

The Baobab Community hosted our first ever Quiz night last Sunday night. Held at the new Royal Oak pub in downtown Ottawa, more than 90 participants crowded into the space ready to test their memory and recall, while enjoying refreshments … Continue reading

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Teacher’s Art Workshop

Yesterday, fifteen teachers from across the Ottawa Carleton Board of Education came to the Baobab Studio to make art with Maureen Clarke and get some creative ideas for Black History Month projects with their students. Organized by CAT Visual Arts … Continue reading

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Drumming for Hintonburg

Baobab Youth Performers kicked off the new year with a free show at the Hintonburg Community Centre this afternoon.  With an audience of about 50 kids from the  after school program, as well as various parents and staff, the Youth … Continue reading

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Rhythm Café

“We  really enjoyed our time today at Rhythm Cafe. It was so great to see so many young people engaged in an experience that they would not have without the existence of your program. Your description of the program in … Continue reading

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Baobab on Ice!

OK we weren’t quite on ice….but right above it at the Rideau Curling Club here in Ottawa. Baobab Youth performed yesterday at a fundraising Bonspiel for Farm Radio International, an amazing organization that does terrific work in Africa. Curlers (is … Continue reading

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