About This Artist

Afrique Sogue Percussion and Dance is a traditional West African performing arts company based in the Bay Area, California. Afrique Sogue, meaning, The Sun of Africa, celebrates the dance and musical culture of the Manding and the Mandinka people, those descendants of the great pre-colonial empire of what is now considered Guinea, Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Ivory Coast, and Burkina Faso. Afrique Sogue proclaims the diversity and unity of these regions, through performance art and arts education. AfriqueSogue engages audiences and participants in cross-cultural dialogue, collaboration, and innovation through live entertainment, education, and professional artistic services.

 

About This Project

Recovering Home explores the unique subjectivities of identity from different ethnic and racial backgrounds, whose paths have woven together on a journey to find home. Coming from the far reaches of the globalized experience, this piece explores a convergence of quests for connection, a sense of belonging and a space to integrate our stories past and present.

Upcoming Events

WITH and These Teeth – EVENT POSTPONED

Rachael Dichter & Dia Dear and Ishan ایشان (Armineh Astanbous & Rachael Sharkland)
Thu-Sat, Apr 2-4 & 9-11, 8pm-9pm

TenderArts Drumming Circle – EVENT POSTPONED

Steve Tanksley
First Mondays, October-May, 6pm-8pm

Matchbox Lab #4: Hybrid Tenders – EVENT POSTPONED

Ronja Ver <> Kal Spelletich
Tues, Apr 14, 7pm-9pm

blackstar – EVENT POSTPONED

tinypistol / maurya kerr
Thu-Sat, Apr 23-25, 8pm-9pm

Archived Events

Infinite Poetry at Block Fest – EVENT POSTPONED

Curry Senior Center's Phillip Gerson
Fri, Apr 3, 3pm-5pm

Versus – EVENT POSTPONED

Julie Phelps & Marc Kate
Thu-Sat, Mar 26-28, 8pm-9pm

TVOD All-Nighter – Event Postponed

With Hiro Kone and Mx. Silkman
Sat-Sun, Mar 21-22, 10pm-6am

DIY T-Shirt Fashion Design – Event Postponed

Sylvester Guard Jr.
Fri, Mar 20, 3-5pm

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