Saturday, May 16
The Mini Guinea Fest is actually packed with big fun, including West African music and dance performances, as well as instruction, by artists and groups from Guinea and New England, such as master drummer Namory Keita, a recent arrival to Portland. The event takes place at the Woodfords Club (179 Woodford St., Portland) starting at 3:30 p.m. (potluck dishes encouraged). Tix: $30-$36 (all ages). embodytherhythm.com.