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Krannert Uncorked with The Afrikania Cultural Troupe featuring Midawo Gideon Foli Alorwoyie, Ghanaian music and dancing

Event Type
Other
Topic
wine tasting
Sponsor
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Boneyard Arts Festival
Location
Krannert Center, Stage 5
Date
Apr 10, 2014   5:00 pm  
Cost
Free
Contact
Krannert Center Ticket Office
E-Mail
kran-tix@illinois.edu
Phone
217/333-6280 or 800/KCPATIX
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Originating Calendar
Krannert Center

The Boneyard Arts Festival connects with Krannert Uncorked this week for a special event with music and dancing. Highly regarded as one of Ghana's foremost virtuosos of traditional music and dance, master drummer Midawo Gideon Foli Alorwoyie leads his ensemble in the music of the Ewe, Dagbamba, and other cultural groups in Ghana. The Afrikania Cultural Troupe features dancers and drummers from Ghana performing on traditional drums and percussion, assisted by University of North Texas students and members of the local Adzido Drum Club.

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