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Philadelphia Dance Traditions Kick Off The Holiday Season

Philadelphia Dance Traditions Kick Off The Holiday Season

With its unforgettable music, enchanting story and the vivid imagery, “The Nutcracker” has become synonymous with the holiday season. It is a classic tradition that has weathered the test of time, captivating audiences’ hearts and minds for generations. Philadelphia offers […]

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Let the Roots Show

Let the Roots Show

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal The crowd gathered in front of the Painted Bride on Tuesday morning wasn’t your usual dance audience.  They were all men—young, African American men and a few Latinos.  The “performance etiquette” speech delivered […]

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40 years for Kulu Mele

40 years for Kulu Mele

African dance-and-drum group parties at its lively fund-raiser. By Nancy G. Heller, For The Inquirer These folks know how to throw a party. To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Kulu Mele, Philadelphia’s oldest African dance-and-drum ensemble, held a fund-raising gala Friday […]

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Kùlú Mèlé African Dance and Drum Ensemble will perform the U. S. premiere of Mali Sadjo: The Legend of the Hippopotamus

Kùlú Mèlé African Dance and Drum Ensemble will perform the U. S. premiere of Mali Sadjo: The Legend of the Hippopotamus

Kùlú Mèlé African Dance and Drum Ensemble will perform the U. S. premiere of Mali Sadjo: The Legend of the Hippopotamus, a theatrical ballet from Guinea, on Friday, May 8, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. as part of its 40th Anniversary […]

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Kùlú Mèlé travels to Guinea

Kùlú Mèlé travels to Guinea

Kùlú Mèlé African Dance & Drum Ensemble– Philadelphia’s oldest African dance company dedicated to presenting and preserving culture, dance, and music of the African Diaspora – will travel to Guinea, West Africa, for a two-week residency, December 2 -16, 2008. […]

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