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Crossroads’ Cultural Performance Series 2015 – Sohoyini Dance – African Drum & Dance
March 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Sohoyini is led by traditional African percussionist and dancer Awal Alhassan who was born and raised by a cultural performing arts family in Tamale, Ghana. Teaching and performing since the age of 7, Awal has worked throughout Africa both independently and with groups such as the University of Legon, the National Theatre of Ghana, and the Center for National Culture Dance Troupe, as well as leading the Zosimili after-school program for youth. Now based in Seattle, he leads Sohoyini Dance and performs regularly with Maya Soleil and other African groups in the Northwest.