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Cultural Focus: “TRIBE-olution- roots of hip hop dance”
April 4, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm$15
Don’t miss this fun-filled show, followed by a dance party for the whole family – with live music provided by members of TRIBE-olution.
TRIBE-olution explores the roots of hip hop dance in African, Brazilian-Capoeira, and Asian Kung Fu traditions through cross-cultural dance moves and contemporary musical theatre. Ensemble members include b-boys Jsqwerl from the world-champion crew Massive Monkees and Blazii from Dogg Pound, MC/DJ/Beatboxer ill Gem Joe, and musicians from hip hop soul band Global Heat. They are joined by traditional cultural performers from Africa and Brazil, including African drummers/dancers Manimou Camara of Dounia Djembe and Awal Alhassan of Sohoyini (Ghana), choreographer and dancer Dora Oliveira of Show Brazil, and Capoeistas Fabricio and Coty Valdez of Capoeira Eastside (Brazil).