ThisWorldMusic Blog

How To Fund Your Ghana Trip

The summer months have always been a great time for teachers to explore their interests, learn more about the world and deepen their teaching practice. And there’s no better way to spend those two months of freedom than traveling the world. Since travel costs...

Spiced Fried Plantain Recipe: Kelewele (Ghana)

Plantains are popular in Ghana as a snack or side dish. Though related to bananas, plantains are much starchier and far less sweet, and are therefore usually eaten cooked. Plantains can be baked, boiled, fried, pounded or dried and milled into flour. Probably the most...

ThisWorldMusic Visits Sarah Lawrence

ThisWorldMusic will be visiting Sarah Lawrence. Tentative schedule is as follows: Monday, October 27 (12:30-1:30 p.m.): Information session at the Sarah Lawrence International Programs Office for students interested in ThisWorldMusic’s Study in Ghana program....

Brandeis Community Drumming Workshop

Join us on Monday, November 3rd from 7:30–9:00 p.m. at Brandeis University for an evening of drumming! In partnership with Brandeis Beats, the MUSIC+RHYTHM+COMMUNITY workshop is part of an ongoing series of community drum circles facilitated by ThisWorldMusic Founder...

African Drumming at Moravian College

Developing an African Drumming Program for Your Music Classroom with Jeremy Cohen, Founder & Director of ThisWorldMusic Date: Saturday, January 31, 2015 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Learn how to bring the joy and power of African drumming into your music classroom!...