Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Kutapira bangs drums for culture, crowds

Val Dare, the program's founding co-ordinator, says it all began in the mid-1990s. Now retired, the former teacher/librarian for Britannia secondary and member of the arts advocacy committee for the Vancouver school board visited ArtsCan, an annual showcase for artists who want to perform in schools. There, Victoria-based band Marimba Mazuva had brought literature on how to build a marimba.