Date(s) - Nov 12
14:00 - 18:00


Un évènement imaginé par PATRICK BENSARD avec l’aide de Marguerite de Bourgoing et JEAN-PAUL GOUDE

Avec la participation de SHABBA DOO, danseur de Soul Train, star du groupe The Lockers et des films Breakin et Breakin’ 2.


14h20 Screening

VO without subtitles

From the Cake Walk, an African-American dance with origins on the plantation, and preserved on film in 1905 in Paris by the Lumière brothers, to Mura Dehn’s film of jazz dancers in the legendary Savoy Ballroom during the Harlem Renaissance, (The Spirit Moves) this screening is a rare opportunity to discover the joy and virtuosity of African-American social dancing as it was first captured on film.

14h30 Screening

VO without subtitles

Then, stay for The Hippest Trip in America (2010), J. Kevin Swain’s documentary on Soul Train, the long-running TV show featuring live music and the latest and hottest dance moves which became must-watch TV for anyone who wanted to be and look cool in the 70s, and beyond.

15h45 PAUSE with Hutch Hot-Dog House

16h15 Meet Shabba Doo

16h45 Conversation

Jean-Paul Goude will interview Shabba Doo, the famous Soul Train dancer, on how the show was directed and its tremendous impact over the years, on various American dance forms, music and style. Concluding the event, Jean-Paul Goude, Shabba Doo, Patrick Bensard will join a round table discussion about the Soul Train phenomenon moderated by Raina Lampkins-Fielder, Artistic Director of the Mona Bismarck American Center.

17h30 Let’s boogie !

Come and enjoy a traditional NY hot-dog from Hutch Hot-Dogs House //
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Event in partnership with the Don Cornelius Foundation.

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15 euros
  Free for Le Cercle members upon reservation at

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