FRIDAY PICK | West African dance master William Atchouellou shares his craft in Minneapolis


After his first-time African class with Duniya Drum and Dance, Bobby Kahn wrote, “I left a sweaty mess complete with a bruised ego and sore hands, but man oh man, did I have some fun along the way!” Whether you’re a first-time student of African dance or a seasoned vet, you won’t want to miss your opportunity on August 9 and 10 to learn first-hand from William Atchouellou, a native of Cote d’Ivoire who spent a decade in Minneapolis leading the Afro-modern group Les Gitanes and is now based in Montreal.