You may not guess this but before radio my first love was dance. I was a dance major for the first two years of college until I realized in the nick of time that while I didn't have two left feet - I definitely didn't have the drive to make it in the professional dance world. Still I love dance - of all kinds. Whether it's ballet, hip hop or or in this case African dance as performed by the Kùlú Mèlé African Dance & Drum Ensemble. They're at the Painted Bride on Saturday November 30th and Sunday December 1st with performances that not only reflect their African roots but blend in urban American Flair. Check out my interview with Artistic Director Dottie Wilkie


Kùlú Mèlé Let the Roots Show 2013 performances are on Saturday, November 30 at 7pm and Sunday, December 1 at 4pm at the Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Tickets are available at the Painted Bride box office, 215 925-9914 or online at

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