photo credit Jaci Downs Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble has commissioned renowned Senegalese choreographer Marie Basse-Wiles to create two all-new dances based on Senegalese dance and music traditions. Both dances will make their world-premiere as part of Kulu […]Read more ›
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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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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. […]Read more ›