Monthly Archive: July, 2016

Orixá Dance Class in NYC – August 2016

One of the most frequent inquiries that I receive is whether or not I know of any Candomblé dance classes.  There don’t seem to be any regular classes in NYC, but here’s one… Continue reading

Candomblé, Ifá and the Diaspora

Here’s a short documentary where Chief Elebuibon draws comparisons between Candomblé and the way the religion is practiced in Nigeria. The interview begins with a discussion about sacred music and some differences between… Continue reading

Candomblé Doesn’t Begin with the Xirê

A xirê can be one of the most exciting, beautiful and breathtaking experiences you ever have in Candomblé.  Many people come to religion (in general) through public events – revivals, music & concerts,… Continue reading