Tuesday night class update

Abdoulaye is continuing to teach class Tuesday evenings at Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave, Seattle, 98122 through December 9th. Doundoun (Sengbe) dance is at 6:00 and traditional dance at 7:30. There IS CLASS Veteran’s Day, November 11th. There is NO CLASS on November 18th. There IS CLASS Thanksgiving week.

Washington Hall needs to close for […]

Thanksgiving Benefit Class and African Market

Give thanks this Thanksgiving that we live lives of abundance- with plentiful food, loving camaraderie, a strong community, and gifted teachers who share their culture and their hearts with us. Join us in coming together as a community in joy and celebration and dance and music Thanksgiving morning from 9:30 -11:30 a.m. at Velocity […]

New Classes at New Place and Time

Abdoulaye is starting new classes January 4th.

Abdoulaye will be teaching dance class on Saturdays from 4:00-5:30 pm.

He will be teaching Doundoun (Sengbe) Dance on Saturdays from 5:30-7:00.

Classes are $15 each or both for $15.

Both classes will be at Seven Star Women’s Kung Fu, 525 21st Ave, Seattle, WA 98122.

It […]

Abdoulaye Brings Dance and Drum to Seattle Public Library Summer Reading Program

Abdoulaye is heating up the Seattle Public Library’s summer reading program by bringing free dance and drum classes for children, teens, and families to library branches throughout Seattle. June programs included family drumming at Discovery Park (in collaboration with Magnolia branch), teen drumming and children’s dance at the Broadview Branch, and family drumming at High […]

Join us at an African Spring Fling March 30

Come turn up the heat and celebrate spring with Message From Guinea, Thione Diop and Yeke Yeke, and other great artists, as well as a DJ, food, and drink. Admission only $15. Starts at 7:00 pm and goes until after midnight.

Thanks to Nu Black Arts West Theatre for donating the space.


Abdoulaye in Northeast in April

Those of you in the Northeast who are missing Abdoulaye have multiple chances to take class with him or see him perform this April.

He will be teaching and performing at Maimouna Keita’s 20th anniversary conference at Baruch College and Concert at Hunter College April 5th -8th in NYC.

After the conference he will be […]

Join Abdoulaye at Camp Fareta

Join Abdoulaye at beautiful Camp Fareta in the California Sierra mountains. Camp is July 8-14. There will be a fabulous lineup of artists from Guinea, Mali, Senegal, and Congo, including Youssouf Koumbassa. For more information check out: http://www.dancingvillage.com/camp_fareta.php . To see a Youtube video of camp, check out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6h32k91M4Rk . The video includes clips of […]

Abdoulaye Announces 2013 Trip to Guinea

Abdoulaye is announcing this 2013 trip to Guinea will be January 6-20, 2013. This exciting cultural immersion program will have you dancing and/or drumming daily with personalized instruction, enjoying the beauty of the beautiful fishing village in Boffa, swimming in secluded coves on the tropical island of Fotoba (Abdoulaye’s birthplace) and relaxing on the beautiful […]

Friday Night African Dance Classes at SHIFT, in Seattle’s Fremont Neighborhood

Come join us at SHIFT, 3517 Stone Way N., Seattle, any Friday night for a fun African Dance class that is good for your mind, good for your spirit, and good for your body. We are having class every Friday in December. Live drumming. Come join our community. $15 adults; $10 children.



Abdoulaye will be Teaching and Performing at Maimouna Keita’s 20th Anniversary Conference in NYC

This conference, put on by Marie Basse Wiles will be April 5-8 at Baruch College in Manhattan. A full conference schedule and pre-registration is available at http://www.maimounakeita.com/