Parallels In Motion: From The Village To The Streets

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“PARALLELS IN MOTION: From the Village to the Streets”
Exploring cross-cultural connections in dance, martial arts, & music from traditional African, to Afro-Brazilian, to Hip Hop. A featured event in the 2015 NW Folklife Festival - Free Admission for all-ages.

Hosted by MC / b-boy / DJ Justin Murta and Featuring:

TRIBE-olution (, a multi-genre music & dance ensemble with members of Massive Monkees, Capoeira Eastside, and Global Heat; plus Dora Oliveira Newman (Dance with Dora); Manimou Camara (Dounia Djembe); Awal Alhassan (Sohoyini), MC Kama (aka Kamau Ngigi) & more. With special guests:

Mozes Lateef Sale 'em (Circle of Fire/SoulShifters; Opposing Forces)

Yirim Seck (

Sohoyini African Drum & Dance (

Fabricio Capoeira Redmond Wa (

Fenix Capoeira (

Sean Fairchild (

Shadow Shifters (poppin', breakin' & more)

Lensa Gibbs (Kenya)

If you liked the 2012 Roots of Hip Hop show at Intiman Theatre, you will surely enjoy this show.

For a full listing of hip hop events at the 2015 NW Folklife Festival, see:
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