of Black History Month and Ghana's 40th Anniversary of Independence Presents
Baba Olatunji and Drums of Passion
in concert with
THE GHANA DANCE ENSEMBLE
Direct from Accra, Ghana, West Africa
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1997 8 PM
CULVER CITY VETERAN'S MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM
|Baba Olatunji , world renowned master drummer, together with 25 members of Ghana Dance Ensemble, will celebrate Black History Month and Ghana's 40th Anniversary of Independence in a colorful performance of traditional African dance and music. For 40 years Mr Olatunji has been committed to spreading the experience of African culture worldwide, and has performed to sold-out houses.
The Ensemble has won wide acclaim for its authenticity, sophistication, and the remarkable talents of its soloists. Ceremonial, ritual, and religious dances, unequaled power, grace and charm are the ingredients for this breathtaking must-see performance.
Under the direct sponsorship of the Cultural Ministry of Ghana and the University of Ghana, the Ensemble will be touring in the US for the entire month of February, celebrating Black History Month.
"RHYTHM IS THE SOUL OF LIFE. THE WHOLE UNIVERSE REVOLVES IN RHYTHM. EVERYTHING AND EVERY HUMAN ACTION REVOLVES IN RHYTHM"--Olatunji
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