NMSU College of Education, Black Programs host Black History Month performances

Soriba Fofana, director of the MORIA West African Dance & Drum Ensemble in New Mexico, will perform at NMSU as part of Black History Month. He will also host two workshops. (Courtesy photo) FEB16

Soriba Fofana, director of the MORIA West African Dance & Drum Ensemble in New Mexico, will perform at NMSU as part of Black History Month. He will also host two workshops. (Courtesy photo) FEB16

The New Mexico State University College of Education and Black Programs will host several events this month recognizing Black History Month with cultural music performances.

The college’s Dance Program and Black Programs will sponsor a performance by Soriba Fofana, director of the MORIA West African Dance & Drum Ensemble in New Mexico. The performance will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Corbett Center Auditorium. Tickets are $10 and are available by calling 575-646-4067.

Fofana will host a dance workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 27 at the James B. Delamater Activity Center, 1600 Stewart Street, in Studio 229. He will also host a drumming workshop at 6 p.m. Feb. 26 at First Christian Church, 1809 El Paseo Road. Cost of each workshop is $10 a person. The performance and both workshops are open to the public.

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