A few weeks ago, drum builder/musician Leo Brooks worked with the students to create tube drums similar to the African djembe. In this video, the students are learning how to attach the goat skin to their tube.
On the front page of the May 7th Ottawa Citizen, there was a picture and story about 24 Sussex Drive. The NCC wants to do a major renovation of the building. This would take about 15 months and cost about 9.7 million dollars. Should Stephen Harper move out and let the NCC begin the renovations.
A few weeks ago, drum builder/musician Leo Brooks worked with the students to create frame drums similar to those used by the aboriginals. In this video, he demonstrates how to attach the goat skin to the frame.
Yesterday, police near Maniwaki, Quebec, captured a lion cub named Boomer who had escaped from his babysitter. Our classes had a discussion about whether or not people should be keeping lions or other exotic animals as pets.