April 25 Arts and Lectures Program Presents Mali Sadjo: The Legend of the Hippopotamus by Kulu Mele African American Dance & Drum Ensemble
February 5, 2013
Mali Sadjo: The Legend of the Hippopotamus, performed by Kulu Mele African American Dance & Drum Ensemble, will entertain audiences on Thursday, March 25 at the Marian Anderson Music Center at 7:30 pm.
Founded in 1969 by master drummer Baba Robert Crowder, Kulu Mele presents and preserves African dance traditions rooted in the cultures of the African diaspora. Led by artistic Director Dorothy Wilkie for more than 20 years, it's repertoire draws upon the music and movement forms of Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Brazil, Haiti, Cuba and the Senegambia region, as well as African-American vernacular traditions. Tickets are available for purchase at www.cheyney.edu.