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WorldBeat Center
2100 Park Boulevard, Balboa Park
619-230-1190

The WorldBeat Center is shaped like a drum, which is appropriate because it uses music (lots of reggae) to advance its primary mission -- to present and preserve the world's indigenous cultures, especially those of Africa and the Caribbean. Through cultural programs, including classes and exhibitions, the center works to celebrate racial diversity (it's dedicated to Martin Luther King, Jr.), raise social consciousness, and promote peace in San Diego. Some recent offerings include didjeridoo lessons and courses in steel drumming, samba dancing, and capoeira (a Brazilian martial art). Adults and children will enjoy the lecture, theater, and technological programming. Bonus: Activist San Diego -- which "networks for social justice" and organizes actions for experienced and blossoming protesters -- has opened an office at the center.

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WorldBeat Center
2100 Park Boulevard, Balboa Park
619-230-1190

The WorldBeat Center is shaped like a drum, which is appropriate because it uses music (lots of reggae) to advance its primary mission -- to present and preserve the world's indigenous cultures, especially those of Africa and the Caribbean. Through cultural programs, including classes and exhibitions, the center works to celebrate racial diversity (it's dedicated to Martin Luther King, Jr.), raise social consciousness, and promote peace in San Diego. Some recent offerings include didjeridoo lessons and courses in steel drumming, samba dancing, and capoeira (a Brazilian martial art). Adults and children will enjoy the lecture, theater, and technological programming. Bonus: Activist San Diego -- which "networks for social justice" and organizes actions for experienced and blossoming protesters -- has opened an office at the center.

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