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This weekend!

Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9 only, Intercultural Journeys presents Weave by Rosy Simas Danse at the Performance Garage. Order today — tickets are on sale now! Weave brings together international artists including Native, feminist, queer, transgender, and/or artists of color to explore the interdependent nature of our world through music, dance, storytelling and more. Don’t miss it! Kulu Mele proudly supports the important work of our artistic collaborators at Intercultural Journeys.

Photo: Imranda Ward


Kulu Mele drummer Ira Bond presents:












Kulu Mele’s 2018-2019 season, including its annual home show, “Journey,”  is generously sponsored in part by The Orisa Community Development Corporation, Joe Quinones, Chairman. Recognizing the survival of Orisa traditions globally as both a miracle and blessing, The Orisa CDC serves practitioners of Yoruba Orisa tradition within the New York and Philadelphia metro areas. Connect with the CDC on Facebook.

“1st Thursday” African dance classes for adults 16+

Next class: Thursday, March 7

Join Kulu Mele dance captain Ama Schley for African dance classes for adults age 16+, the first Thursday of each month. Next class: Thursday, March 7, 2019. All classes held at Community Education Center, 3500 Lancaster Ave., 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. $10 cash only at the door (exact change appreciated.) NO prior dance experience necessary. Come for FUN, community, a great workout and a cultural journey. TIP: Arrive early for a chance to find free on-site parking behind the building.

Kulu Mele dance & drumming classes for children ages 5 to 18 now enrolling

Call 917-238-0756 or email for more information and to enroll.  At the end of the school year in June, your children will show you what they’ve learned, as they perform for you on a real stage in a real theater. Classes held Sunday afternoons at 954 Dance Movement Collective, 954 North 8th Street, Philadelphia, 19133. Finale performance Saturday, June 1, at the Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130.

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