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Creole for Kidz and the History of Zydeco

February 12 - 13, 2018 Des Moines Civic Center

Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience (United States)

Grades K-6

Want some foot-stomping fun?  In this interactive performance designed especially for kids, Grammy Award-winner Terrance Simien entertains and educates about the Creole culture of south Louisiana through spirited Zydeco music. Give your students an unforgettable multicultural experience as they explore Zydeco’s unique fusion of African, French, Spanish, and Native American musical styles.

Performances coincide with 2018 Mardi Gras festivities! 

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Please note: all children who enter the theater for this production must have a ticket and be at least three years old.

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Running Time 1 hour
CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS
Social Studies
21st Century Skills
Music

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