Tiyumba African Drum & Dance Company: Songsim
This performance of traditional West African drumming and dance will benefit the Tiyumba Youth Development and Cultural Center in Ghana, West Africa. Special to this month's performances is "Bamaya" - a colorful, exhilarating dance from choreographer and master dancer/drummer Fatawu Sayibu's native Dagbamba tribe in northern Ghana. Accompanying the performance will be an African marketplace and Ghanaian food.
When: May 19
Where: Fallout Studio, Minneapolis
Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door, for adults; $10 for teens 13-18; and $5 for kids 12 and under