2011

January 24 – February 4, 2011. 2 weeks School Residency
Lakeridge School, Mercer Island, Washington State (3 consecutive years)   

Liberian (West African) Arts and Culture:
(The course provides an opportunity for students to establish a link between another culture and their own. It provides new ideas and reinforces essential elements of the curriculum through art, music, dance and story writing. In the classroom a comfortable environment is created in which the exploration of foreign concepts becomes fascinating and not threatening. It allows students to demonstrate comprehension through multiple intelligences.)
Won-Ldy Paye: Award Winning Children’s Book Author, Artist and Performer

February 9, 2011. Performance and workshop (6 consecutive years)
East Farms School, Farmington, Connecticut

This Author’s visit provides new ideas and reinforces essential elements of the curriculum through art and music.
Won-Ldy Paye: Award Winning Children’s Book Author, Artist and Performer

March 14 – 18, 2011. 1 week School Residency (3 consecutive years)
Clover Street School, Winsor, Connecticut

Liberian (West African) Arts and Culture:
The course provides an opportunity for students to establish a link between another culture and their own. It provides new ideas and reinforces essential elements of the curriculum through art, music, dance and story writing. In the classroom a comfortable environment is created in which the exploration of foreign concepts becomes fascinating and not threatening. It allows students to demonstrate comprehension through multiple intelligences.
Won-Ldy Paye: Award Winning Children’s Book Author, Artist and Performer

March 21 – April 1, 2011. 2 weeks School Residency (14 consecutive years)
West Mercer School, Mercer Island, Washington State

Liberian (West African) Arts and Culture:
The course provides an opportunity for students to establish a link between another culture and their own. It provides new ideas and reinforces essential elements of the curriculum through art, music, dance and story writing. In the classroom a comfortable environment is created in which the exploration of foreign concepts becomes fascinating and not threatening. It allows students to demonstrate comprehension through multiple intelligences.
Won-Ldy Paye: Award Winning Children’s Book Author, Artist and Performer

April 7, 2011. Performance and workshop
McGilvra Elementary School, Seattle, Washington State

This Author’s visit provides new ideas and reinforces essential elements of the curriculum through art and Storytelling.
Won-Ldy Paye: Award Winning Children’s Book Author, Artist and Performer

April 11 – 21, 2011. 2 weeks School Residency (11 consecutive years)
Island Park School, Mercer Island, Washington State.

Liberian (West African) Arts and Culture:
The course provides an opportunity for students to establish a link between another culture and their own. It provides new ideas and reinforces essential elements of the curriculum through art, music, dance and story writing. In the classroom a comfortable environment is created in which the exploration of foreign concepts becomes fascinating and not threatening. It allows students to demonstrate comprehension through multiple intelligences.
Won-Ldy Paye: Award Winning Children’s Book Author, Artist and Performer

May 2 – 13, 2011. 2 weeks School Residency (11 consecutive years)
Peter Kirk Elementary School, Kirkland, Washington State

Liberian (West African) Arts and Culture:
The course provides an opportunity for students to establish a link between another culture and their own. It provides new ideas and reinforces essential elements of the curriculum through art, music, dance and story writing. In the classroom a comfortable environment is created in which the exploration of foreign concepts becomes fascinating and not threatening. It allows students to demonstrate comprehension through multiple intelligences.
Won-Ldy Paye: Award Winning Children’s Book Author, Artist and Performer

May 16 – 23, 2011. 1 week School Residency (3 consecutive years)
Clover Street School, Winsor, Connecticut

Liberian (West African) Arts and Culture:
The course provides an opportunity for students to establish a link between another culture and their own. It provides new ideas and reinforces essential elements of the curriculum through art, music, dance and story writing. In the classroom a comfortable environment is created in which the exploration of foreign concepts becomes fascinating and not threatening. It allows students to demonstrate comprehension through multiple intelligences.
Won-Ldy Paye: Award Winning Children’s Book Author, Artist and Performer

May 20, 2011. Performance (4 consecutive years)
West Woods Upper Elementary, Farmington, CT

This Author’s visit provides new ideas and reinforces essential elements of the curriculum through art and Storytelling.
Won-Ldy Paye: Award Winning Children’s Book Author, Artist and Performer

June 6 – 10, 2011. 1 week School Residency (3 consecutive years)
Bugbee Elementary School, West Hartford, CT

Liberian (West African) Arts and Culture:
The course provides an opportunity for students to establish a link between another culture and their own. It provides new ideas and reinforces essential elements of the curriculum through art, music, dance and story writing. In the classroom a comfortable environment is created in which the exploration of foreign concepts becomes fascinating and not threatening. It allows students to demonstrate comprehension through multiple intelligences.
Won-Ldy Paye: Award Winning Children’s Book Author, Artist and Performer

July 17, 2011, 2:00 PM. Central Library, Seattle, WA

Masks of the Rain ForestThis dazzling informative and entertaining museum quality presentation brings three types of tradition masks from the deep Rain Forest of West Africa to a participating audience. Audience will explore the physical features and functions of masks and costumes, and how each mask contributes to the smooth operation of the whole community.

Seattle Public Library – http://www.spl.org/ Summer Reading Program 2011

July 19, 2011, 10:30 AM. N.E. Library, Seattle, WA

The Talking Vegetables. In this spellbinding tale, the performers weave an enchanting tale of Ananse the Spider. Ananse loves to sleep, and avoids working in the village garden. Harvest season comes, and Spider is tired of eating plain rice. But when he tries to pick them, the vegetables cry out, refusing to let Spider harvest them! Performance incorporates African dance and drumming, and the audience learns about the moral of reaping what you sow through the story.

Seattle Public Library – http://www.spl.org/ Summer Reading Program 2011

July 20, 2011, 11:15 AM. Magnolia Library, Seattle, WA

African drumming workshop: Drums, drums, drums! The presenters demonstrate the wide variety of drums found across Africa, play and teach drum rhythms, and show the young audience members how they can make simple drums from basic materials. They also show the young audience members to play basic rhythms on shakers and bells.

Seattle Public Library – http://www.spl.org/ Summer Reading Program 2011

July 21, 2011, 10:0 AM. Douglass-Truth Library, Seattle, WA

The Talking Vegetables. In this spellbinding tale, the performers weave an enchanting tale of Ananse the Spider. Ananse loves to sleep, and avoids working in the village garden. Harvest season comes, and Spider is tired of eating plain rice. But when he tries to pick them, the vegetables cry out, refusing to let Spider harvest them! Performance incorporates African dance and drumming, and the audience learns about the moral of reaping what you sow through the story.

Seattle Public Library – http://www.spl.org/ Summer Reading Program 2011

July 23, 2011, 11:00 AM. Sammamish Library, Sammamish, WA

Masks of the Rain Forest A “Ready, Set, Read” Summer Presentation
King County Library System, Washington State www.KCLS.org/

”This dazzling informative and entertaining museum quality presentation brings three types of tradition masks from the deep Rain Forest of West Africa to a participating audience. Audience will explore the physical features and functions of masks and costumes, and how each mask contributes to the smooth operation of the whole community.

July 25, 2011. 11:30 AM. Forks Branch Library, Forks, WA

July 25, 2011. 2:30 PM. Clallam Bay Branch Library

July 25, 2011. 6:30 PM. Port Angeles Branch Library

Masks of the Rain Forest Summer Library Presentation

”This dazzling informative and entertaining museum quality presentation brings three types of tradition masks from the deep Rain Forest of West Africa to a participating audience. Audience will explore the physical features and functions of masks and costumes, and how each mask contributes to the smooth operation of the whole community.

North Olympic Library System www.nols.org/

July 26, 2011, 6:30PM. New Holly Branch Library, Seattle, WA

The Talking Vegetables. In this spellbinding tale, the performers weave an enchanting tale of Ananse the Spider. Ananse loves to sleep, and avoids working in the village garden. Harvest season comes, and Spider is tired of eating plain rice. But when he tries to pick them, the vegetables cry out, refusing to let Spider harvest them! Performance incorporates African dance and drumming, and the audience learns about the moral of reaping what you sow through the story.

Seattle Public Library – http://www.spl.org/ Summer Reading Program 2011

July 23, 2011, 2:00 PM. Redmond Library. Redmond, WA

Masks of the Rain Forest A “Ready, Set, Read” Summer Presentation
King County Library System, Washington State www.KCLS.org/

”This dazzling informative and entertaining museum quality presentation brings three types of tradition masks from the deep Rain Forest of West Africa to a participating audience. Audience will explore the physical features and functions of masks and costumes, and how each mask contributes to the smooth operation of the whole community.

July 29, 2011, 10:30 AM. Lake City Library, Seattle, WA

Masks of the Rain ForestThis dazzling informative and entertaining museum quality presentation brings three types of tradition masks from the deep Rain Forest of West Africa to a participating audience. Audience will explore the physical features and functions of masks and costumes, and how each mask contributes to the smooth operation of the whole community.

Seattle Public Library – http://www.spl.org/ Summer Reading Program 2011

July 30, 2011, 11:30 AM. Northgate Library, Seattle, WA

African drumming workshop: Drums, drums, drums! The presenters demonstrate the wide variety of drums found across Africa, play and teach drum rhythms, and show the young audience members how they can make simple drums from basic materials. They also show the young audience members to play basic rhythms on shakers and bells.

Seattle Public Library – http://www.spl.org/ Summer Reading Program 2011

August 3, 2011, 11:00 AM. Burien Library. Burien, WA

Masks of the Rain Forest A “Ready, Set, Read” Summer Presentation
King County Library System, Washington State www.KCLS.org/

”This dazzling informative and entertaining museum quality presentation brings three types of tradition masks from the deep Rain Forest of West Africa to a participating audience. Audience will explore the physical features and functions of masks and costumes, and how each mask contributes to the smooth operation of the whole community.