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      September 24, 2019

      Tuesday   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      788 Main St
      Dallas, Oregon

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      Tumelo Michael Molo i- Dance and Performance Artist - stories

      On Wednesday, September 25 at 7:00 PM the 5th annual Dallas Storyteller Festival, “It’s Raining Stories,” continues with South African performer and storyteller Tumelo Michael Moloi in the event room at Pressed Coffee Roasters Café 788 Main Street in Dallas. Choreographer, Art Director, and Performing Artist Tumelo Michael Moloi was born in 1981 in the notorious apartheid-era township of Katlehong, south-east of Johannesburg, South Africa. As a member and later the leader of the highly acclaimed South African dance company Via Katlehong. Michael performed a mix of the street dance forms known as pantsula (South African town dance) and gumboot (mine workers). His shows introduce African history through a regional cultural lens involving various elements of traditional arts and culture - fashion, music and dance interwoven with narratives/storytelling. In 2003 he performed for Nelson Mandela sharing the stage with many famous artists including Beyoncé, Dave Stewart, U2, The Corrs, and Queen. In December 2006 he joined Cirque du Soleil, the world’s most famous acrobatic troupe. Michael Moloi was noted for his outstanding performances for eleven years in their highly successful production of the Beatles LOVE show in Las Vegas. This event is for adults and mature teens. This free program is hosted by The Dallas Public Library and funded by the Oregon Community Foundation and the Friends of the Dallas Library. For more information, you can contact the Dallas Library at 503-623-2633 or visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/dallaslibraryoregon.

      Cost: Free - Performance artist and storyteller Michael Moloi

      Categories: Festivals | Performing Arts

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