Vévé. In Vodoun ceremonies religious symbols are drawn on the ground either before or during rituals. Like the dances and the music, the symbols are a visual prayer used to invoke lwas, deities in Haitian Vodoun. Created for the Duke African Repertory Ensemble. Musical arrangement by: Richard J. Vinesett. Musicians: John Hanks, Beverly Botsford, Domingo B. Vinesett, Richard J. Vinesett, Musical Director, DARE. Costumes: Ava LaVonne Vinesett. Length 15 minutes.
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