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What Kat Saw

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.  […]

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In The Spotlight

An inspired collaboration featuring the work of emerging choreographers, rooted in African dance

As they continue a legacy of infusing African dance with contemporary sensibilities, Philadelphia’s pre-eminent African dance company, Kùlú Mèlé African Dance & Drum Ensemble will partner with The Requisite Movers (TRM) to present Let the […]

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Archived

Memento of Africa is a new dance

By Merilyn Jackson For The Inquirer ‘Mission accomplished,” Dorothy Wilkie announced last month when she and her company returned to Philadelphia from a two-week dance residency in the West African nation of Guinea.The mission had […]