Famous Zuzu African Acrobats perform at Norfolk State April 19
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Famous Zuzu African Acrobats perform at Norfolk State April 19

The Zuzu African Acrobats, an acrobatic troupe originally from Kenya, will be performing at Norfolk State University on April 19 at 7 p.m. in room 149 of the Student Center. This is a free event. The acrobats have performed throughout America since 1999 and have been featured on “America’s Got Talent” as well as other … Continue reading

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Urban Control grows beyond Norfolk State, but stays rooted at NSU

by Jaquan Anderson Urban Control is a performance group started at NSU. Debuting in 2013, the performance group consist of dancers, music artists, poets and standout media personalities. Shaun Thompson, the creator of Urban Control is a senior at Norfolk State. Thompson has gained the respect of peers and spectators for the work he has … Continue reading

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South Africa: Zulu Reed Dance disrupted by “evil spirits”

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s annual Zulu Reed Dance ceremony was disrupted by hallucinating girls who swarmed the country’s president, a Johannesburg newspaper reported on Monday. Teenage girls dancing in the annual cultural festival heard voices and rushed toward the area where President Jacob Zuma and Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini were seated during the Saturday … Continue reading

American dancers teach technique, confidence in South Africa
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American dancers teach technique, confidence in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A day before the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater begin the South African leg of their international tour, the company’s dancers taught a master class in Johannesburg’s historic Soweto township on Wednesday. The dance company last visited South Africa 17 years ago, soon after the end of apartheid. Several South Africans have … Continue reading