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Saturday, March 2 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Junkanoo to the Theatre Stage

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Don't throw that away! Explore Bahamian Junkanoo costuming's history as well as practices for modern theatrical applications.

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Tim Matheny

Assistant Professor of Theatre Performance, Mississippi State U
Junkanoo evolved from the days of slavery. The slaves were given three days off during the Christmas season, which they used to celebrate by singing and dancing in colorful masks, traveling from house to house, often on stilts. The amazing costumes of the Junkanoo parade marchers... Read More →


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