In the Ghana sankofa means “to reach back and take it.”
In Baltimore, Kibibi Ajanku’s Sankofa Dance Theater, the City’s premier African dancing and drumming ensemble, reaches back, pulling the vibrant, ancient traditions of African dance forward.
Dancer and actress Maria Broom is known for her joyous, interactive storytelling. Today these two beloved women and their collaborators bring creativity and FUN together with African dance, stories drumming, and the more recent traditions of Kwanzaa, for all in the audience to act out.
Two shows: Saturday, December 14, 20134:30pm and 6:30pm. $12, $7 members of Creative Alliance and kids under 12yrs.
Come earlier in the day to make an instrument during Kerplunk, and honor Latino holiday traditions with Piñata decorating workshops for kids! 3 sessions: noon, 1 & 2pm. Click here for more info!